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    Carmageddon It! Screw the LA Pileup with These Rough and Tumble Car Movies

    If you are lucky enough to live in Los Angeles this summer, the city of sun, insanity and soul-destroying traffic, what better way to celebrate the closure of the 405 freeway (a.k.a. Carmageddon) and the death of your Westside weekend social life than with a marathon of classic car-themed movies thi...

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    Cowboys & Aliens will close Los Angeles Latino Film Festival

    A Gala presentation of Jon Favreau's "Cowboys & Aliens" will close the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival, running July 17-25. The film, starring Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell, Adam Beach, Paul Dano, and more was co-written by Mexican-born Roberto Orci and his w...

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    BAFTA Los Angeles to Honor Pixar's John Lasseter and "Harry Potter" Director David Yates

    The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles will honor Oscar-winning director John Lasseter ("Toy Story," "Toy Story 2," "Cars," "Cars 2") with the "Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Filmed Entertainment" and director David Yates ("Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoeni...

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    L.A. Film Fest FUTURES | "How to Cheat" Director Amber Sealey on Ditching the Script

    Why She's On Our Radar: Sealey's first feature, the relationship drama "A Plus D," played the regional film festival circuit (although Sealey initially generated interest from Sundance). Her latest effort, "How to Cheat," premiered at the L.A. Film Festival last week to generally positive reactions. The film stars Kent Osbourne (most recently the star of Joe Swanberg's "Uncle Kent" and a writer for "Spongebob Squarepants") as a depressed chauffeur who decides to cheat on his wife (Sealey) when their sex life devolves into constant failed attempts to have a baby. Blending the look and feel of numerous DIY movies of the moment, Sealey still man...

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    Julie Taymor, Alison Anders, Richard Kelly and More at Los Angeles Film Festival Panels

    Over the weekend, the Los Angeles Film Festival hosted a number of panels and other events with a wide variety of figures in the film community. In between covering various screenings, indieWIRE attended a few of these public discussions. Here are the highlights:

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    LA Film Fest REVIEW | "Leave It On the Floor" Revisits Ballroom Scene With Flaws, But Plenty of Life

    Revisiting the African American ball culture first made famous by Jennie Livingston's 1990 New York-set documentary "Paris is Burning" and the Madonna single "Vogue," Sheldon Larry's colorful movie musical "Leave It On the Floor" takes place in a similar Los Angeles scene. Made on the cheap and extr...

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    Toolkit | Graham Taylor Keynote at LAFF: "What’s not boring is making shit happen."

    WME Global head Graham Taylor delivered the keynote speech at the Los Angeles Film Festival's "Money Talks & Art Matters" series of panels, which began today at the Downtown Independent. Formerly the head of Endeavor's independent department before it merged with William M...

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    LAFF REVIEW | Richard Linklater's "Bernie" Gives Jack Black His Most Original Role in Years

    Richard Linklater's "Bernie" is an oddly endearing love letter to Southern eccentricities that calls to mind no less than his iconic "Slacker." However, the comparison ends there: With its purposefully naive sense of self-mockery, "Bernie" is a shape-shifting genre vehicle set apart from anything el...

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    INTERVIEW | Can Elvis Mitchell Get Los Angeles to Watch Movies in a Museum?

    True story: Two friends in the film industry. One lives in New York, the other Los Angeles. They're discussing how the Tim Burton exhibit will do at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, after its huge success at MOMA.

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    INTERVIEW | Richard Linklater: "I don't think I'll ever quit making movies"

    Richard Linklater was in a jovial mood at the after party for "Bernie," his new black comedy that opened the L.A. Film Festival on Thursday. The movie, a mockumentary in the vein of Christopher Guest, stars Jack Black as a cheery mortician who raises the suspicions of a small Texas town. Following i...

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