Faith, in one way or another, seemed to be on trial frequently at the 30th CIFF.
Slant spoke with Zahedi about the dual challenges of serving his subject and his audience.
Only one feature, Les Saignantes, and one short, The Colonial Friend, struck me as unqualified masterpieces.
This installment focuses on nonfiction film, the hazards of independent distribution, and Cheshire’s own filmmaking debut, a documentary titled Moving Midway.
Cheshire was open to discussing how the changing times broadened his interests in film and filmmaking.
Writer-director James Bai’s Puzzlehead which shows this week at the Two Boots Pioneer Theater, proves that ingenuity is currency.
This year’s edition shouldn’t be shrugged off because there are no sure-things like Murderball and Junebug on the bill.
Let us recommend five films that will remind you that not all monkeys are rabid psycho killers.
Watch as we unveil one winner prediction every day until the Saturday before Oscar night.
A time to taste small, savory dishes from all over the world before the bigger feast of the upcoming New Directors/New Films series.
Charles Taylor was dismissed from his duties as a Salon critic in February, 2005. At the time, Salon editor Joan Walsh chalked up the decision to simple economics.
“I think it’s very easy for us to look down on James Whale from our 21st-century perches.”
We suggest you get yourself to a music shop or online downloading service and stock up your vinyl bag or iPod ASAP.
Alonso Duralde is the arts and entertainment editor of The Advocate, a longtime friend, and one my favorite people to argue with.
Garrett Brown might be the most influential filmmaker that the moviegoing public hasn’t heard of.
We’ll be completely honest. Predicting Oscar nominees is just no fun anymore.
“When I was a kid, there was a tremendous saturation of westerns on television,” said Hill.” “All things pass.”
Angelenos are lucky. Our FM airwaves are second-to-none in terms of diversity and quality of programming.
Mariah wasn’t the only one making a comeback in 2005.
Socio-politically-minded Big Idea films were all the rage in 2005.