Monday, September 14, 2015
Venezuelan director Lorenzo Vigas' Caracas-set drama "From Afar" won the Venice Film Festival's Golden Lion prize for best picture on Saturday, as filmmakers from the Americas beat established European directors to the main trophies.
Sunday, September 13, 2015
A small plane assigned to the crew of a movie starring Tom Cruise crashed in the Colombian Andes on Friday, killing two people, including a Los Angeles-based film pilot, and seriously injuring a third, the country's civilian aviation authority said. An official with the aviation agency, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the matter, said Cruise was not on the aircraft.
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg and Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford announced Thursday they are partnering to expand a multimedia program for Detroit-area students designed to foster tolerance.
Jake Gyllenhaal takes a bulldozer to his own life as a man unhinged by grief in "Demolition," which opened North America's largest film festival in Toronto on Thursday.
Jennifer Jason Leigh has done plenty of sex scenes in her career but none as intimate as those she voiced, fully-clothed, for Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson's new animated film "Anomalisa."
Friday, September 11, 2015
Female directors are a rare species at major film competitions and Australia's Sue Brooks is not expecting their numbers to flourish any time soon.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Back when rock 'n' roll was still a new adventure, Janis Joplin proved it wasn't just for the boys.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
The notion of blood ties takes on new meaning in Argentine true-crime horror story "El Clan" ("The Clan"), which is competing at the Venice Film Festival after causing a sensation in its homeland.
They are fighters, victims, murderers and survivors whose anonymous yet deeply personal interviews form the backbone of a new film from French photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand that seeks to capture our experience on Earth.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Faith-based drama "War Room" has had its prayers answered, rising to the top of the North American box office chart in its second week in movie theaters, industry trackers said Sunday.