Film Movement Picks up Cannes Winner SALVO

Film Movement Picks up Cannes Winner SALVO

Film Movement announced today that it has picked up the North American distribution rights to the Italian crime drama Salvo, which won the Grand Prix at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

Directed by Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza, the film tells the

NYFF 2013: CAPTAIN PHILLIPS to Open Festival

NYFF 2013: CAPTAIN PHILLIPS to Open Festival

Today it was announced that Captain Phillips, starring Tom Hanks and directed by Paul Greengrass, will be opening this year’s New York Film Festival that runs from September 27 through October 13.  The film tells the true story of a

Venice 2013: Full Lineup Announced

Venice 2013: Full Lineup Announced

The full lineup for the 2013 Venice Film Festival has been announced, with 20 in competition films including Terry Gilliam‘s Zero Theorem, James Franco‘s Child of God, David Gordon Green‘s Joe, and Ti West‘s The Sacrament.  This year marks the

Fantastic Fest 2013: First Wave Announced

Fantastic Fest 2013: First Wave Announced

The first wave of films for Fantastic Fest 2013 have been announced, with highlights including a red carpet premiere of Keanu ReevesMan of Tai Chi, E.L. Katz‘s Cheap Thrills, and Alex van Warmerdam‘s Borgman.  The fest will run from

Venice 2013: Venice Days Lineup Announced

Venice 2013: Venice Days Lineup Announced

The Venice Film Festival announced the full lineup for their Venice Days sidebar, with 12 films featured this year including Bruce LaBruce‘s Gerontophilia (pictured above), John KrokidasKill Your Darlings, and Sean Gullette‘s Traitors. This year Venice has partnered with Tribeca to

Tiff 2013: HALF OF A YELLOW SUN Trailer

Tiff 2013: HALF OF A YELLOW SUN Trailer

Here’s the debut trailer for Half of a Yellow Sun, which will be premiering at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.  The film is based on the novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and follows the lives of two sisters in

Tiff 2013: First Round of Films Announced

Tiff 2013: First Round of Films Announced

This morning The Toronto International Film Festival announced the galas and special screenings set for this year’s fest running from September 5-15th.  Highlights include August: Osage County, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Ron Howard‘s RushSteve McQueen‘s 12 Years a Slave, Alfonso Cuaron‘s

Comic-Con 2013 Wrap-up

Comic-Con 2013 Wrap-up

Every year hundreds of thousands descend upon the city of San Diego and the San Diego Convention Center.  The annual Comic-Con is an epic four-day pop-culture event that draws people from every corner of the globe and who knows perhaps other

Outfest 2013 Award Winners Announced

Outfest 2013 Award Winners Announced

The full list of winners from the 2013 Outfest in Los Angeles have been announced, with highlights including Born This Way (pictured above) winning the Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Documentary Feature Film, and Test winning Outstanding Dramatic Feature and

Comic-Con 2013: AVENGERS 2 Gets a Title and a Villain

Comic-Con 2013: AVENGERS 2 Gets a Title and a Villain

Today at the Marvel panel at Comic-Con 2013, director Joss Whedon announced that the upcoming Avengers sequel will be titled Avengers: Age of Ultron.  This title also reveals that the team will be facing off against Ultron, who is a robotic villain