Tiff 2014 – Come from the Hype, Stay for the Movies
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Tiff 2014 – Come from the Hype, Stay for the Movies

The Toronto Film Festival always brings the big names. Maybe that’s the problem and the…

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58th BFI London Film Festival Announces Full 2014 Programme
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58th BFI London Film Festival Announces Full 2014 Programme

London, Wednesday 3 September 2014: – The programme for the 58th BFI London Film Festival…

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Telluride Diary: Glory in the Hour
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Telluride Diary: Glory in the Hour

One of the best things about going to Telluride is meeting up with people I…

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Telluride Diary Day One – Two Days, Four Corners, One Abandoned Dog
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Telluride Diary Day One – Two Days, Four Corners, One Abandoned Dog

We had no way of knowing that our two day drive to Telluride would eventually…

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Toronto 2014: Bang Baby Bang Trailer
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Toronto 2014: Bang Baby Bang Trailer

The plot: A small town teenager in the 1960s believes her dreams of becoming a…

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41st Telluride Film Festival Announces Program Lineup
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41st Telluride Film Festival Announces Program Lineup

41st edition plays host to 25 new feature films in its main program Tribute programs…

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Spitballing Telluride Lineup
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Spitballing Telluride Lineup

Michael Patterson has been dutifully keeping track of the buzz and checking the temperature for…

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A Brief Recent History Telluride and How It’s Become So Influential in the Oscar Race
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A Brief Recent History Telluride and How It’s Become So Influential in the Oscar Race

Two weeks from today the Telluride Film Festival begins. It is an exciting time of…

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Jessica Lange to Receive Kirk Douglas Award at the Santa Barbara Film Festival
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Jessica Lange to Receive Kirk Douglas Award at the Santa Barbara Film Festival

The first big announcement coming out of the Santa Barbara Film Festival is that Jessica…

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Venice Lineup Announced
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Venice Lineup Announced

Variety listed the Venice films upcoming. A Lisa Cholodenko film called Olive Kittredge, playing out…

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Toronto Film Fest Unveils First Slate Announcement for TIFF 2014
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Toronto Film Fest Unveils First Slate Announcement for TIFF 2014

The Toronto Film Fest unfurls September 4th through the 14th. New York kind of pulled…

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Kim Morgan and Guy Maddin to Bring Cool to Telluride as 2014 Guest Directors
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Kim Morgan and Guy Maddin to Bring Cool to Telluride as 2014 Guest Directors

Writer and artist Kim Morgan and filmmaker Guy Maddin will be a husband and wife…

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Dailan Wanda announces plans for massive new studio and film festival in Quingdao
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Dailan Wanda announces plans for massive new studio and film festival in Quingdao

Big news out of Cannes announced at today’s Weinstein Co. event: (press release) Stephen Mensch…

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Chef and Keep on Keepin’ On win big at Tribeca
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Chef and Keep on Keepin’ On win big at Tribeca

The New York Times reports that the Tribeca Film Fest handed out awards for Best…

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Oscarwatch: Rumblings for Love is Strange out of Tribeca
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Oscarwatch: Rumblings for Love is Strange out of Tribeca

Vanity Fair’s Richard Lawson on Love is Strange – but the picture above alone makes…

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Fever Dream: the Collaboration of DiCaprio and Scorsese
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Fever Dream: the Collaboration of DiCaprio and Scorsese

The Oscar race might be straining the Santa Barbara film festival past its breaking point.…

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Santa Barbara Film Fest: Oprah and the Light
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Santa Barbara Film Fest: Oprah and the Light

Oprah’s appearance as honoree of the Montecito Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival…

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Rooney Mara’s Speech for Cate Blanchett, and Blanchett’s Acceptance Speech
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Rooney Mara’s Speech for Cate Blanchett, and Blanchett’s Acceptance Speech

Please forgive the quality of this video but Rooney Mara’s speech from the Santa Barbara…

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Cate Blanchett’s Outstanding Performance of the Year Tribute
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Cate Blanchett’s Outstanding Performance of the Year Tribute

Last night, the Arlington theater was packed to celebrate Cate Blanchett who was named as…

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David O. Russell is Outstanding Director of the Year at the SBIFF
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David O. Russell is Outstanding Director of the Year at the SBIFF

It is that time of year again for the Santa Barbara International Film Fest, on…

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