| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:57 PM
At age 52, Lea Thompson isn’t looking back, nor does she spend time worrying about the future. She’s happy right where she is, with a diverse acting resume, a new movie to tout and two ambitious daughters (actress Zoey and Madelyn, a musician)...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:41 AM
When the weather out there starts to turn, revealing cool, low-humidity hints of those rare days to come, well, it seems like anything is possible. Like dressing up like ABBA and eating a whole plate of zeppoles by yourself!
Business is so...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:33 AM
The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival returns this weekend with its seasonal cornucopia of drama, comedies, actor Q&As and street parties, as more than 175 films roll out Friday through Nov. 11 on screens in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Sunrise,...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:12 AM
The opening moment of “Free Ride,” Friday night’s gripping curtain-raiser for the 28th annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, is quick to introduce the carefully calibrated tension to follow for the next 83 minutes. “...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Southern Italy's “pizzica taranta” tradition began centuries ago as therapy for the victim of a particular kind of deadly spider bite, and gradually evolved into a kind of hours-long musical exorcism, a psychic healing for depression and fear....
| Oct 2, 2013
Check out festivals and events in October across the state.
View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below:
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Actor, writer and producer Joey Dedio moved from New York to Miami Beach four years ago with dreams similar to those of the title character of his film “Tio Papi”: the weather, the nightlife, the action.
But like his character, Ray Ray...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 3:43 AM
Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival CEO Greg Von Hausch believes that festivals such as his should offer their audiences a few surprises. This year, it is Von Hausch himself who is surprised.
The 28th annual FLIFF will run Oct. 18 through Nov....
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:40 AM
The making of the South Florida-filmed movie “Taste It: A Comedy About the Recession” had its share of rookie moments, like when the film crew debated the offer of a featured actor, a Playboy Playmate, to go topless for one scene. She lost....
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:01 PM
The move to bring an art-house movie theater to downtown Hollywood begins in a public way on Thursday with the Cinema Paradiso Hollywood Kick-off Party at 5:30 p.m. at Face restaurant (2022 Hollywood Blvd.).
The event is part of the Fort Lauderdale...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Al Jolson can still pack them in the theater, 86 years after ushering in "the talkies" and 63 years after his death.
At least that's the idea with the tribute by The Broward County Film Society (also called FLiFF) to the man billed as "The World’s...