Independent Film

Dave Bautista Rips James Gunn's Firing as a 'Cyber Nazi Attack That Succeeded'

Marvel star says Gunn’s axing is “so much bigger” than “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3”<p>A day after voicing his support for recently fired “Guardians …

Harvey Weinstein

50 More San Diego Comic-Con Cosplay Photos

50 more San Diego Comic-Con cosplay photos, plus official MCU costumes<p>As everything starts to wrap up, ComingSoon.net and SuperHeroHype are still …

Comics

5 new books you won't want to miss this week, including J.P. Delaney and 'Star Wars'

USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week.<p><b>1. "Believe Me"</b> by J.P. Delaney (Ballantine, fiction, on sale July 24)<p><b>What it’s about:</b> Claire, a struggling actress hired by divorce lawyers to entrap straying husbands, gets in deep when a woman is murdered and the police …

Melissa McCarthy

Nicole Maines: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Big news came out of Comic-Con this year: actress Nicole Amber Maines will be joining the cast of the CW’s <i>Supergirl</i> as the first transgender …

Independent Film

Clark Gregg to Direct Marvel's Agents of SHIELD Premiere Episode

Coulson might be dead in when Marvel's Agents of SHIELD picks up in its Season 6 premiere, but Clark Gregg will definitely be making his presence …

Comics

Noomi Rapace Tapped For Role In Season 2 Of Amazon’s ‘Jack Ryan’ Series

'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' starlet joins 'The Office' favorite John Krasinski in contemporary Clancy inspired remake<p>According to <i>Deadline</i>, …

Ben Affleck

Cinemalaya 2018 Gala screenings schedules released

For movie enthusiasts, here is a complete guide to the gala screenings of the anticipated run of Cinemalaya films this year.The post Cinemalaya 2018 …

Film Festivals

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: A Big Musical, A Small Musical And A Potter Musical

Three new musicals open this weekend, one based on a Disney movie, another based on an Irish indie film and the third inspired by the Harry Potter …

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Filmmaking

LORI HAMMEL GETS REAL ? One Woman Show Returns to NYC Tonight

Lori Hammel GETS REAL, a one-woman show written and performed by Lori Hammel, is being presented July 13th and 20th at 6:30 at Actors Connection (630 …

Film Festivals

A blockbuster-free shortlist of excellent summer TV and movies

<i>Subscribe to the Quartzy newsletter to receive this in your inbox each Friday.</i><p>Happy Friday!<p>‘Tis I, Quartz entertainment reporter Adam Epstein, taking over for Jenni this week to highlight some of the best and most under-appreciated TV shows and films that this summer has to offer.<p>Once upon a time, …

Entertainment

Comic-Con: Assassination Nation is More Than Just “The Teen Purge”

To judge by its trailer alone, <i>Assassination Nation</i> (which hits theaters Sept. 21) promises to a jolt of uncut Teensploitation. The ultra-violent, …

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Boots Riley’s <i>Sorry to Bother You</i> is an all-too-real tale of capitalism, Black people in the workplace, and worthy causes. It stars Lakeith Stanfield …

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Free Members-Only Screening: Christopher Robin - Film Independent

Includes a conversation with director Marc Forster<p><b>Reserve tickets starting July 18</b><p>In Disney’s heartwarming live action adventure <i>Christopher Robin</i>, …

Filmmaking

Robin Weigert expands her gallery of distinctive TV characters in 'Dietland'

Robin Weigert sees parallels between her first acting role as the fairy tale villain in her elementary school’s production of “Hansel and Gretel” and the silken-voiced therapist she plays on AMC’s “Dietland.”<p>The dramedy, an adaptation of Sarai Walker's 2015 satirical novel, revolves around Alicia …

TV

IFFM: Richa Chadha and Freida Pinto's 'Love Sonia' grabs a bag full of nominations

Along with the festival spree for the team of Love Sonia and director Tabrez Noorani, it’s raining nominations too. As the team is all set to take …

Bollywood

An ode to female bonding

Filmmaker Aditya Kripalani wanted to make his debut as a filmmaker with an ‘anti-patriarchy’ story, for which he had to look no further than his own …

Film Festivals

Paris Jackson To Play Sultry Singer In Indie Film ‘The Space Between’

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> Paris Jackson is continuing to make inroads on her acting career, and might even be doing a little singing to boot. She has landed a …

Movies

How to Start Your Own Netflix & Why You Should Buy a Still Camera Over Video [PODCAST]

In this episode of Indie Film Weekly, why put your film on Netflix when you could launch your own streaming service?<p>Jon Fusco, Erik Luers, Charles …

Filmmaking

At Woods Hole: from unrequited love to teen angst

This year’s Woods Hole Film Festival has a wide range of offerings.

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Review: Wrestling comedy ‘Heels’ fails to reconcile big heart with off-putting humor

Like a wrestler struggling to balance his real-life and in-the-ring personas, the grappling comedy “Heels” feels torn between its dual personalities, one warm, one coarse. Though individual parts work, this indie film from actor-writer-director Ryan Bottiglieri never fully unites its various …

Siblings

David Arquette is Filming a Movie at Broadripple High School

12 minutes ago<p>Actor David Arquette is filming "The MisEducation of Bindu". Hollywood indie film darlings the Duplass Brothers announced that they'd …

Filmmaking

Critic's Choice: 'Leave No Trace' makes its mark

Don't let "Leave No Trace" leave town without seeing it on the big screen. Sure to be a player in year-end critics’ choices and Spirit Award nominations, this is as good an American independent film as the year has produced.<p>Fiercely involving in a way we're not used to, made with sensitivity and …

Los Angeles

CineFocus Productions To Premiere THE BLAME GAME At Los Angeles International Short Film Festival

Los Angeles International Short Film Festival (LA Shorts Fest), one of the most prestigious and largest international short film festivals in the …

Film Festivals

Watch First Trailer For Star Wars Director's Wartime Horror Movie Overlord

While JJ Abrams is best known these days as the director of big movie franchises like Star Trek and Star Wars, he is also a producer of lower-budget horror and sci-fi movies. There have now been three movies in the loosely-related Cloverfield series, and his World War 2 chiller <i>Overlord</i> arrives in …

Movies

Voorhees: Sneak peek at the darkest Friday the 13th fan film yet

Cody Faulk’s fan film Voorhees looks to be the darkest Friday the 13th movie yet, and a new sneak peek gives us a good look at what to expect.<p><i>“They</i> …

Horror

A Viral Instagram Account Is Superimposing Actor Timothée Chalamet’s Face Over Art-Historical Paintings—and the Results Are Hilarious

Art World<p>The actor's face fits surprisingly well in masterpieces by Courbet, Caravaggio, and others.<p>,<p>With his delicate features, heavy-lidded brown …

Art

Detail Oriented: ‘La La Land’ Sound Mixer on How To Get Started in Production Sound

<i>Movies are a mosaic of moving parts. But we don’t always see which parts, or who’s moving them. Each month in</i> <b>Detail Oriented</b><i>, Su Fang Tham explores</i> …

Filmmaking

A peak at ‘unREAL’ creator’s quirky resume

“unREAL” has moved to Hulu (from Lifetime) for its fourth and final season with stars Shiri Appleby and Constance Zimmer.<p>The drama, satirizing …

Fashion Photography

Spotlight Your Story: Getting into our Labs - Film Independent

With so many stories to tell and so many people to tell them, how do you get noticed in a crowd and gain access to resources to make your movie?<p>We’re …

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