Film Review: The Big Sick

In his first starring role, co-writer Kumail Nanjiani delivers a crowd-pleaser with this semi-autobiographical rom-com/culture-clash dramedy.

Film Review: The Beguiled

Sofia Coppola ventures into Southern Gothic territory in this artful but shallow remake of a pulpy, Civil War novel about the effect on a group of sexually repressed women of a charismatic soldier.

Film Review: Maudie

Strong performances anchor this love story between an artistic beauty and her beast.
Cinemas News

SpectiCast Entertainment to acquire Rising Alternative

Philadelphia, PA-based event cinema distributor SpectiCast Entertainment has signed an agreement to acquire distributor Rising Alternative....

CinemaNext announces licensing agreement with Adaptive Technologies Group

CinemaNext, European specialist in cinema exhibitor services, announced a new technology licensing agreement with U.S.-based Adaptive Technologies Group (ATG) for its PS Box boothless cinema system. Under this exclusive agreement, Adaptive will manufacture the PS Box at their factory in southern...

Leading cinema operators launch global trade body

The world’s leading cinema operators today announced the establishment of the Global Cinema Federation, a worldwide grouping intended to represent cinema exhibition’s global interests....
Blog Entries

Brooklyn's Nitehawk Cinema brings short films to the big screen

Outside of film festivals, it’s an infrequent thing to be able to see short films on the big screen. And that’s a shame, as shorts offer just as much quality and variety as their feature-length counterparts. New York’s Nitehawk Cinema is doing its part to get shorts on the big screen and in front of eyeballs with their Nitehawk Shorts Festival Selects program, kicking off its week-long run tonight.

Crime, celebrity, the free press and everlasting love at AFI DOCS

The knock on many documentary festivals is that they can be a festival of despair. Whether it’s watching stories about indigenous people fighting off corporate depredations or people locked away for crimes they didn’t commit, a day spent in documentary land can sometimes feel like marking the Stations of the Cross.

Current events leap off the screen at AFI DOCS

At the 2017 AFI DOCS Film Festival, just about every movie on offer is a window into another world. One of the top nonfiction film festivals in the world, Washington, D.C.’s AFI DOCS doesn’t always...
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