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More Details About Woody Allen's Newest Film Emerge

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Woody Allen's upcoming film "Magic in the Moonlight" will be a 1920s romantic comedy set on the French Riviera. Little had been kno...

Inventor or Artist? An Interview with Tim Jenison of Tim's Vermeer

Kristin McCracken | Posted 02.08.2014 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

Modestly successful in his lifetime, then relatively forgotten, Vermeer was rediscovered in the 19th Century. He has since become regarded as a grand master.

Israeli Cinema's Breakthrough -- Stories From Within

Isaac Zablocki | Posted 06.08.2013 | Arts
Isaac Zablocki

This week, The Israel Film Center Festival opens in New York City with over a dozen premiere Israeli films. Over the last decade, Israel has become a major international player in the world of film.

LA FEST Uses Soccer to Bring Communities Together

Ross Szabo | Posted 05.26.2013 | Los Angeles
Ross Szabo

It may seem unimaginable to witness an event that brings together HIV and AIDS education in Africa, bone marrow transplants, celebrities and soccer for people of all ages. That's what happened, however, at LAFEST last Sunday.

"The Gatekeepers"and Shin Bet Deliver the Goods

Erica Abeel | Posted 12.10.2012 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Israel has quickly become an entertainment powerhouse that has given us In Treatment and the original Homeland, along with the two marvelous films that made the NYFF. We eagerly await the latest from Ari Folman. His Waltz with Bashir was also distributed by Sony Pictures Classics.

Why Hollywood Studios Fear Political Content

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.26.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This is the least of Hollywood's worries, for my money. The major studios have a bigger problem -- such as the fact that they so seldom make movies with serious themes or content. And they never address actual political issues if they can avoid it.

Marion Cotillard, Fierce Opponent of Orca Captivity, Menaced By Killer Whale on Film Set

David Kirby | Posted 09.07.2012 | Books
David Kirby

French actress Marion Cotillard, who won the Best Actress Oscar for La Vie en Rose and will soon be seen in the summertime blockbuster, The Dark Knight Rises, is speaking out about an incident she experienced with a killer whale while filming on the set of Rust and Bone, a French import due in U.S. theaters this fall.

Why A Separation Will Win This Year's Best Foreign Language Oscar

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.26.2012 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

A Separation is not the story of a couple falling out of love, but a commentary on a society that has already lost its direction, and only lives in the opposing, inhuman corners of right and wrong.

Inside Job Director Talks Future Films, Says Wall Street 'Not Entirely Sane'

Felice Arenas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Felice Arenas

The documentary is both amusing and riveting and people may wonder if they should have enjoyed themselves so much; after all, the story really happened and didn't come from Ferguson's imagination.

Inside Job -- a Caper Movie for the Financially Inclined

Michael Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Rose

2010-10-13-wallst.jpgAs far back as the 1300's elements like rapid deregulation and real estate bubbles coupled with arrogance and ignorance were the sparks that set fire to an economy.

Toronto Day 5: Parties and the House That Film Built

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Don't imagine that all we journos do is work and challenge our digestive systems. Consider the array of parties clamoring for my presence. Something of a TIFF ritual is the Sony Pictures Classics dinner.

Toronto Social Diary

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Unlike some colleagues who disdain parties, with their trans fatty nibbles, I actively seek them out -- provided the party starts before 11pm when I'd rather be flossing.

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Day 2

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Directed by Jason Reitman, Up in the Air puts Reitman at three for three, in terms of movies that manage to be both smart and wickedly witty. This film could easily put a second Oscar on George Clooney's mantle.

Frozen River: Breaking Through the Summer Pack

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marcia G. Yerman

"Smart movies like Frozen River are an alternative" says Sony Pictures co-president Tom Bernard. "We never try to win the weekend... we try to win the war."

Cassian Elwes: Future of Independent Film "Somewhere Over The Rainbow"

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paige Donner

Mark Gill, former head of Warner Independent, one of the recent casualties of independent film's radically changing landscape, explained: "The world is falling apart in independent cinema."