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Outfest announces festival lineup featuring 'Ghostbusters,' 'Kiki' and more

In a year of #OscarsSoWhite, diversity is the name of the game in Hollywood. But Outfest, Los Angeles’ LGBT film festival, has been leading the conversation for years. This year is no different, as its slate of films, announced Thursday for the festival taking place July 7-17, features Paul Feig’s...

  • Woody Allen addresses Ronan Farrow fallout (sort of)

    Woody Allen addresses Ronan Farrow fallout (sort of)

    On Wednesday at the Cannes Film Festival, journalists at a news conference for “Café Society” refrained from asking writer-director Woody Allen about the elephant in the room: the publication earlier that day of an essay by Allen’s estranged son Ronan Farrow about the media's approach to allegations...

  • At Cannes, Woody Allen speaks, but questions go unasked

    At Cannes, Woody Allen speaks, but questions go unasked

    Hollywood creatures abound in "Cafe Society," Woody Allen's new romantic dramedy set in 1930s Los Angeles, which opens the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday night. But it was an elephant that filled the room when Allen took a seat for the film's news conference Wednesday afternoon. Just a few minutes...

  • Locarno Film Festival to give producing prize to Participant Media CEO David Linde

    Locarno Film Festival to give producing prize to Participant Media CEO David Linde

    The Locarno Film Festival will give its 2016 tribute award for independent producers, the Premio Raimondo Rezzonico, to David Linde, chief executive of Participant Media. Running this year from August 3-13 in Locarno, Switzerland, the festival has become one of the key stops on the annual international...

  • Cannes 2016: 11 films our critic can’t wait to see

    Cannes 2016: 11 films our critic can’t wait to see

    An annual gathering of cinema’s best and brightest (and sometimes just loudest and luckiest), the Cannes Film Festival contains multitudes: studio blockbusters and low-budget discoveries, midnight horror-thrillers and cinephile documentaries, George Clooney and Isabelle Huppert, Alejandro Jodorowsky...

  • L.A. Film Festival to close with an immigration thriller based on the U.S.-Mexico border

    L.A. Film Festival to close with an immigration thriller based on the U.S.-Mexico border

    The L.A, Film Festival will close with the U.S. premiere of Jonás Cuarón’s immigration thriller “Desierto,” starring Gael Garcia Bernal and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. The festival will also host the world premiere of James Wan’s “The Conjuring 2,” starring Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson as paranormal...

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