Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Documentaries

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    SIFF Weekend One, Day Three: A Quiet Life, Another Earth, Love, Pipe & Beautiful Seattle Weather

    Meredith Brody reports on the weather, LOVE, A Quiet Life, The Pipe and Another Earth at the Seattle International Film Festival:Nobody could stop talking about the beautiful spring weather Seattle was enjoying for the first two days of the festival (“after five months of rain,” Director of Programm...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    EXCLUSIVE First Look: Life In A Day's New Poster, Premieres July 24 with Live Q&A (UPDATED)

    Life In A Day, filmed by you, directed by Kevin Macdonald and produced by Ridley Scott, will be released by Cinedigm and National Geographic starting July 24 (exactly one year after all the footage was shot). Below is a first look at the doc's new poster. The film premiered simultaneously at Sundan...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Provincetown Film Fest 2011 Lineup: Opens with Perfect Family; Honors Aronofsky, Farmiga, Maysles

    The Provincetown International Film Festival lineup of over 50 features, panels and events opens June 15 with The Perfect Family and closes with Master Harold and The Boys.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    The Capital's Annual GI Film Festival Honors US Armed Forces

    The GI Film Festival was held May 9-15 in Washington, DC. In its fifth year, the fest showcased films honoring our US Armed Forces and gave audiences a glimpse at and appreciation for military life. Awards were given to Lou Diamond Phillips (GI Spirit Award) and William Devane, the star of Flag of M...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    SFIFF 54: Wrapping Up the Fest, Days 13-15: The Arbor, Bromberg, Let The Wind Carry Me, Winners, Etc

    Meredith Brody wraps up SFIFF 54 and the many films of days thirteen, fourteen and fifteen:After the San Francisco International Film Festival’s second weekend, I feel like the toboggan is slowing down before it crosses the finish line. Day Thirteen, for example: joining Creative Director Miguel Pendas’ SF Film Noir locations tour, which he puts on (along with a tour devoted exclusively to locations for Vertigo) for guests and press, is irresistible to me, but effectively knocks out most of the day. Miguel totes ten companions around SF’s hills and valleys in a van (with an indefatigable driver who manages to pull over where there’s no place...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Actress Watch: Rachel Weisz's Slate Might Include Oz, Roberts & Clinton Talk, Kidman's Next Biopic?

    - Nicole Kidman loves her biopics. She's flirting with the lead in Our Wild Life, about Kenyan wildlife conservationist Dame Daphne Sheldrick (now 76, pictured), known for her work with the war-torn country's endangered elephants. As The Wrap reports, Hollywood doesn't make movies like this anymore....

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Venice Fest 2011 To Give Pacino Glory to the Filmmaker Award, Premiere Wilde Salome with Chastain

    Al Pacino will accept the Venice International Film Festival's Glory to the Filmmaker 2011 Award, which was created with Jaeger-Le Coultre to honor an artist's original mark on contemporary cinema. Recent recipients include Abbas Kiarostami (2008) and Sylvester Stallone (2009). Fest director Marco M...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    SFIFF 54 Day Eleven: Film Fest Instructor's Guidebook, Hands Up, Something Ventured, Bin Laden

    On day eleven of the San Francisco International Film Festival, Meredith Brody talks Hands Up (a "kind of a Bizarro-world Disney film"), Citizen Kane, Something Ventured and its billionaires, and The Salesmen (which she tries tricking herself into liking by thinking of Jeanne Dielman). At the end of...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Oprah's OWN Mother's Day Programs: Judds, Extraordinary Moms, No Woman, No Cry, Shania Twain

    Oprah Winfrey's OWN network is celebrating Mother's Day weekend with brand new specials and series May 7 & 8. The schedule, listed below, includes Extraordinary Moms (executive produced and hosted by Julia Roberts; Time interviews her and Hillary Clinton about their participation here. ), No Women,...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    LA Film Fest 2011: Programmers Talk Lineup for Downtown Festival, June 16-26 UPDATED

    Film Independent has made its first round of selections for the 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival, running June 16-26, returning to downtown's L.A. Live. Over 30 countries will be represented by the 200-plus features, shorts and music videos. Special events, galas, the tentpole opening and closing nigh...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Watch: David Fincher's Early Film Work: ...Press Play
  • WolverineHugh Jackman Says 'Wolverine 3' Will ...The Playlist
  • Watch: How the Boulder Scene from 'Raiders ...Press Play