| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
"This is my baby. This is when it all started. This is my pride and joy, my first Oscar win in 1974."
Meet Murray Weissman, one of the earliest Oscar consultants, who on this day is proudly showing off a blow-up photo on the wall of his North...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Bruce Dern will be the recipient of the Career Achievement Award at the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival.
Dern, who won best-actor honors at the Cannes Film Festival for Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" and is considered a likely...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Opening on package-tour views of classical Italian architecture set against lilting choral music, "The Great Beauty" abruptly cuts to a screaming Roman disco party swarming with distorted glamour. The disorienting bacchanal is the 65th birthday party...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Legendary Italian filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci is a commanding figure at the age of 73 as his wheelchair rolls into a private dining room at a Beverly Hills hotel. He's wearing a wide-brim hat and aviator sunglasses, but over an espresso, he proves to be...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:55 AM
A film translation of “The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman,” a 2009 radio drama by L.A. pop duo Sparks turned 2010 concept album turned 2011 sparsely staged theatrical production, is moving forward with Canadian director Guy Maddin at the helm....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Over a dozen films eligible for the foreign-language prize at next year's Academy Awards will play in Los Angeles next month.
On Tuesday, AFI Fest announced that 15 of the selections in its world cinema program are 2014 Oscar submissions. Organizers...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Quentin Tarantino will appear as part of the tribute to actor Bruce Dern on Monday at the AFI Fest in Hollywood. Dern appeared in Tarantino's Oscar-winning "Django Unchained."
Dern has been busy this award season in support of his role in Alexander...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Bennett Miller’s “Foxcatcher” won't be finished in time for this year's AFI Fest 2013, but programmers at the festival have added the world premiere of “Out of the Furnace” to this fall's gathering.
The festival also...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Passion. Triumph. Heartbreak. Betrayal. Renewal. This describes not only the story told in "Blue Is the Warmest Color" but also in many ways the tempestuous, topsy-turvy saga the French film's director and two lead actresses have themselves faced since...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Airing Monday night on HBO, "Seduced and Abandoned" is a meta-documentary in which actor Alec Baldwin and his filmmaker pal James Toback take a look at the arbitrary deal-making process behind today's movie business.
Toback and Baldwin roamed the Cannes...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:44 PM
One of the most anticipated movies of 2013 won’t come out until 2014.
“Foxcatcher,” Bennett Miller’s fact-based story of wrestling and murder starring Steve Carell, is being delayed until next year to allow Miller to finish the...