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A surprise bestseller when it was published in 2012, Cheryl Strayed's Wild logged the author's solo hike of the 1,100-mile Pacific Crest Trail. More »
'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night''s Ana Lily Amirpour, Sheila Vand And Making the World's Best Iranian Vampire Western
Well, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, is the world's only Iranian vampire Western, but you get where I'm going with this. More »
The Enigma of Alan Turing: Morten Tyldum’s ‘The Imitation Game’ chronicles the life of WWII’s unsung code-breaker
One of the most important figures of the 20th century is virtually unknown to the world at large More »
The dazzling Mexican sun beat down on me and the crystal-clear surf murmured just yards away, as I attended the third annual Los Cabos International Film Festival, Nov. 12-16. More »
If the world of animation has any lesson to teach us, it might be: Watch out for the little guy. More »
The real boogeyman in Australian filmmaker Jennifer Kent's chilling psychological horror movie, The Babadook, isn't the titular creature—a nightmarish cross between Dr. Caligari's cabinet monster and a Queensland cockroach. More »
Takedown: Bennett Miller explores dark side of privilege with true story of du Pont Foxcatcher scandal
At this spring’s Cannes Film Festival, the award for Best Director went to Bennett Miller for his new film, Foxcatcher. More »
Universal Pictures has celebrated many long-running hit movies, but one of the most impressive runs at the studio has been tallied by Nikki Rocco, the studio’s president of domestic distribution since 1996. More »
Ken Caldwell, senior VP, North American theatrical sales, for Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Distribution, is ShowEast’s 2014 Show “E” Award honoree, a recognition, as the tradition goes, of “an industry member whose achievements, accomplishments, and dedication to the industry are unequaled.” More »
To producer Randy Ostrow, ShowEast 2014’s Bingham Ray Spirit Award honoree, “Bingham Ray” isn’t just a name. More »
The cosmology of love: James Marsh chronicles the journey of Stephen and Jane Hawking in 'The Theory of Everything'
The world’s image of Stephen Hawking, the brilliant and celebrated astrophysicist, is that of a severely physically afflicted man in a wheelchair More »
Hobbits and Hunger Games are the best bets to bring the box office out of the woods this holiday season More »
If you ask filmmakers and distributors what separates New York Film Festival (NYFF) audiences from those attending the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF), they’ll probably answer only 109 miles. In fact, this year marked even less separation, as the two fests—one in Manhattan, one out east near the tip of Long Island—overlapped for several mid-October days. More »
As happens every year, the end of another rewarding, varied and surprising New York Film Festival (NYFF), organized by The Film Society of Lincoln Center, is a kind of beginning. More »
With Fury, writer-director David Ayer sets out to provide one of the most visceral and realistic depictions of World War II-era tank warfare yet committed to the screen. More »
Frenetic vehicle for supporting players from the Madagascar films will entertain kids but prove a little wearying for their parents. More »
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