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Sundance Hit ‘Patti Cake$’ Gets Summer Release From Fox Searchlight

Fox Searchlight, which plunked down $9.5M for <i>Patti Cake$</i> at Sundance, has set a summer release for the aspiring-rapper tale. It drops July 7 in …

Movies

Magnolia Picks Up Michael Cera, Abbi Jacobson Comedy 'Person to Person'

Magnolia Pictures has acquired North American rights to “Person to Person,” a comedy starring Michael Cera and “Broad City’s” Abbi Jacobson that …

Movies

Film Review: ‘Quest’

With exemplary patience and empathy, Jonathan Olshefski's outstanding documentary observes a working-class black family through the Obama years.<p>To …

Documentaries

Swiss Army Man directors land sci-fi 'as original' as their farting corpse movie

Following on from directing <i>Captain America: The Winter Soldier</i>, <i>Captain America: Civil War</i>, and both upcoming Avengers films, you would expect Joe and …

Movies

SXSW Artists On How They Got Discovered (and How You Can, Too)

View Slideshow<p>Every year, thousands of musicians trek to Austin, Texas, for SXSW with either one of two hopes: having a good time, or having a good …

Music

See ISIS' Cunning Method For Recruiting New Members

Here's the first clip from the documentary "City of Ghosts."<p>One of the year’s documentary highlights is “City of Ghosts,” a portrait of brave Syrian activists who banded together in 2014 to curb ISIS’ invasion of their homeland. The Huffington Post has an exclusive clip that dissects ISIS’ cunning …

Documentaries

Seven Influential Filmmakers Whose Careers Were Launched By Federal Funds

In President Trump's America, Quentin Tarantino might not have been.<p>In 1979, Robert Redford launched the Sundance Institute to develop independent films as an alternative to big-budget blockbusters. Three years later, the National Endowment For the Arts granted Sundance $25,000 to launch the …

Filmmaking

LA MERENDA REALE DEL ‘700

<b>By Alice</b><p>Even though I’m torinese, I don’t know much about my city, about her story and her old traditions. The <i>Merenda Reale del ‘700</i> is one of these, …

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Ready For Another Version Of The Fly?

Because two versions of a movie is never quite enough, 20th Century Fox has decided to snatch an idea that has been floating around for a while and …

Movies

Covert Fashion Provides Camouflage Against Surveillance Software

Countersurveillance fashion designs are being spotlighted at this year's South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, by a group of young women of color who started a company called Hyphen-Labs.<p>They are scientists, architects and engineers turned artists "creating critical work for critical …

Fashion

Janicza Bravo Feature Directorial Debut ‘Lemon’ Acquired By Magnolia – SXSW

After stoking audiences and critics at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Janicza Bravo’s <i></i>feature directorial comedy debut <i>Lemon</i> has been picked up by …

Movies

Catch Memento and many other great movies now streaming online

The great film critic Pauline Kael was interviewed after her retirement in 1990 and before her death in 2001, and she remarked that there was a …

Movies

Get Out review: A cutting social critique balanced with humour and horror

Since initially premiering at Sundance Film Festival, dozens upon dozens of publications have heaped praised upon <i>Get</i> <i>Out</i>, discussing the film’s …

Film (UK)

Italy Celebrates International Women's Day With Free Museum Admission - Condé Nast Traveler

Countries around the globe are marking the day with everything from protests to special exhibitions.<p>In case you needed one more reason to love—and visit—Italy, the country is marking International Women's Day on March 8 by offering free admission to all state-owned museums and cultural centers. And …

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – La Guida Ufficiale Completa, la nostra “prova”

It's dangerous to go alone! Take this.<p>È difficile capire la vastità di The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild per Nintendo Switch e Wii U senza …

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‘Manchester by the Sea’ Director Kenneth Lonergan Defends Casey Affleck in Response to His Alma Mater's Newspaper

<i>Manchester by the Sea</i> director <b>Kenneth Lonergan</b> is defending his film’s embattled Oscar-winning star, <b>Casey Affleck</b>. The director, 54, penned a …

Kenneth Lonergan

A-List Actors Portray Remarkable Story of Ex-Homosexual Who 'Found God'

Michael Glatze was a prominent gay-rights activist until he had an encounter with God that changed his life.<p>He rejected his homosexual lifestyle, …

James Franco

Kenneth Lonergan Eviscerates Op-Ed on Casey Affleck Sexual Assault Allegations

Days after Casey Affleck tentatively broke his silence regarding the sexual assault allegations against him, Affleck’s <i>Manchester by the Sea</i> director …

Kenneth Lonergan

Film Acquisition Rundown: IFC Buys ‘Rebel in the Rye,’ Gunpowder & Sky Grabs ‘Little Boxes’ and More

Keep up with the wild and wooly world of indie film acquisitions with our weekly Rundown of everything that’s been picked up around the globe.<p><i>Keep up</i> …

Documentaries

Newswire: Netflix will try to make you laugh with a weekly stand-up special in 2017

Netflix’s, shall we say, aggressive efforts in enlisting famous comedians have not gone unnoticed here. Now, <i>The Verge</i> has information on the extent of its comedy strategy. Per the report, the streaming service will debut one new stand-up special a week for the rest of the year. This week, Mike …

Comedy

Sundance Now, a Film Festival Built for This Screen

In its more than 30 years of existence, the Sundance Film Festival has obtained a name recognition unlike that of any other industry event besides Cannes. The biggest independent film festival in the United States, held in January in a town whose big business is skiing, it’s a rite of passage for …

Filmmaking

Amazon Nabs 12 More Sundance Films, Extends Festival Program to SXSW, Tribeca, Toronto

Pays $400,000 in cash bonuses for dozen titles, including Cate Blanchett's 'Manifesto'<p>Amazon, after buying up five films at the 2017 Sundance Film …

Filmmaking

After Nabbing 12 Films At Sundance, Amazon Expands Its Festival Presence

At the Sundance Film Festival, <b>Amazon</b> made aspiring filmmakers an offer that many of them couldn’t refuse. Post your film to our <b>Amazon Video Direct</b> …

Documentaries

Envisioning the City of the Future: Making the Invisible Visible

<b>DATE OF ANNOUNCEMENTS and AWARDS<br>1. selected groups admitted to second evaluation phase 2. winners proclamation of the competition winnersDATE DI</b> …

Startups

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Scribe & ‘Dope’ Director Among Advisors To Sundance’s 2017 FilmTwo Recipients

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> Andrea Berloff and Rick Famuyiwa will help the Sundance Institute guide 11 filmmakers through the often-tricky process of making their …

Filmmaking

Netflix Originals Release Dates: A Calendar of All Original TV Shows and Movies – /Film

<b>Netflix</b> is producing a ton of original content these days and I’ve been finding it harder and harder to keep track of it all. Netflix will release …

Netflix

Amazon and Netflix Bag Awards at the Oscars (AMZN, NFLX)

Although most people will be talking about the Oscar screw-up, Amazon and Netflix have both made history as the first streaming websites to win …

Netflix

One of the Best Movies at Sundance Is Now Streaming on Netflix

<i>I Don’t Feel at Home in this World Anymore</i> — winner of the top prize at the Sundance Film Festival this year — is now streaming on Netflix.<p>The black …

Netflix

La Bara Volante

<i>Kawasaki H1</i> <i>Mach III 500 cc:</i> "<i>The flying coffin</i>" by <i>Luigi Antenucci</i><p>If you ask <i>Luigi Antenucci</i> about his last build, the first thing he’ll tell you is …

Motorcycles

Be Aware!

<b>Rendere conto</b> or <b>rendersi conto</b>? This verb changes meaning depending on whether it’s used in its active form: <b>rendere conto</b> (to report to), or its …

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