Toronto Opens with the Fifth Estate, Osage County, 12 Years to Preem

The lineup for the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival has just been announced – whether there will be any crossover for Telluride or not is still a mystery. However, last year Argo did well at both fests, but Silver Linings Playbook really got its start at Toronto. It...
Posted On 23 Jul 2013

Gravity will Open the Venice Film Fest

If there is one thing we know about Italians – they love them some George Clooney. They’re not getting Monuments Men but they are getting Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity.  The pic will open the fest in the crowded pre-Oscar season, August 28, 2013. Burn After Reading,...
Posted On 03 Jul 2013

Fruitvale Station Trailer

Among my top five most anticipated of the year, Fruitvale Station.
Posted On 11 May 2013

Los Angeles Film Fest Lineup

The more well known titles are in the Summer Showcase section, after the jump. Narrative Competition: All Together Now, Alexander Mirecki – USA – WORLD PREMIERE Forev, Molly Green, James Leffler – USA – WORLD PREMIERE Forty Years From Yesterday, Robert Machoian, Rodrigo...
Posted On 01 May 2013

A Deeper Look at the Films in Competition at Cannes

The Cannes lineup was released this morning, once again shaming the fake list that always comes out a day or two before.  Last year there were a lot of complaints that there weren’t enough female directors in competition.  This year there is one in the main competition, and...
Posted On 18 Apr 2013