Sarasota Film Festival Review: ‘Eighth Grade’ is Emotionally and Visually Sincere

Over the past few years, there has been quite the resurgence of the teen film. While John Hughes defined much of the 1980s, many filmmakers...

Sarasota Film Festival: ‘Half the Picture’ Tells of Women’s Struggle to Direct

The past year has placed a renewed focus on the struggle of female directors in Hollywood. While 2017 represented a step forward, Greta Gerwig's nomination...

Sarasota Film Festival: ‘We the Animals’ is a Dream

Over the past few years, there has been a boom in independent productions that have taken on the slice of life concept in film....

Sarasota Film Festival: ‘Tatterdemalion’ Stumbles in the Woods

Exploring the deep recesses of the woods has long been an interesting trope in film. Many, such as "The Blair Witch Project" and "The...

Florida Film Festival: ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor’ is a Heartwarming Love Letter

There are very few individuals in history who have meant as much to public television as Fred Rogers. The children's program "Mr. Rogers Neighborhood" became...

71st Cannes Film Festival Lineup: ‘BlacKKKlansman’ and ‘Everybody Knows’ Among High-Profile Debuts

The 71st Cannes Film Festival is gearing up and the lineup announced has us as excited as ever as new films from Spike Lee,...

Florida Film Festival Review: ‘Dark Money’ Explores Campaign Finance Corruption

There's little doubt that Citizens United vs. FEC is one of the most disruptive Supreme Court decisions of this century so far. The decision...

Florida Film Festival: ‘TransMilitary’ Will Pull on Your Heartstrings

Over the last decade, documentaries examining a movement in progress are among the most riveting to observe. “CitizenFour,” “Icarus” and “The Case Against 8”...

Florida Film Festival Review: ‘American Animals’ is a Frenetic Docu-Heist Film

Whenever a documentary filmmaker makes the transition to narrative features, there is some concern over whether they can handle the change. It’s one thing...

Netflix Is Threatening to Keep Their Films Out of Cannes

We may very well be moving towards a war being the biggest film festival out there and the leading streaming service. Last year, Netflix...

Cannes Film Festival Will Premiere ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

Some exciting news to report. Everyone anticipating both the start of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival and the first reviews of "Solo: A Star...

WATCH: Official Trailer for Asghar Farhadi’s ‘Everybody Knows,’ Film to Open Cannes

Asghar Farhadi's "Everybody Knows" will open the 71st Cannes Film Festival, according to festival organizers. The IMDb synopsis says: "Carolina, a Spanish woman living in Buenos...

Gasparilla International Film Festival Announces Winners

Suncoast Credit Union's Gasparilla International Film Festival wrapped up its week in Tampa Bay, Florida. GIFF began on March 20 with the urban musical...

Top 10: Films to Look Forward to at The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival

Next month, the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival will get underway, easing us further away from the past Oscar season. A whole new crop of...

PaleyFest 2018: The Cast of ‘The Good Doctor’ Shares Laughs as They Finish Season...

Last week in Los Angeles, the cast of ABC's "The Good Doctor" took the Dolby stage for PaleyFest 2018. The panel included a screening of...

Gasparilla International Film Festival Announces 2018 Lineup

The Gasparilla International Film Festival (GIFF) announced their full slate of films for the upcoming 2018 Feature Film Competition Lineup. In all, 35 narrative...

SXSW Announces Audience Award Winners

Earlier today, the South By Southwest Film Festival announced their 2018 Audience Awards. Though not an Oscar barometer by any stretch, SXSW does occasionally...

SXSW: Opening Night Film ‘A Quiet Place’ Gets Glowing Reviews

The stars at night are big and bright, deep in the heart of Texas. Movie stars, that is. If it's March, then that means...

PaleyFest LA 2018 Announces Stars and Lineup, Plus Tribute to Barbra Streisand

The Paley Center for Media announced the lineup for their upcoming PaleyFest LA 2018. PaleyFest LA is widely considered the ultimate festival for television fans....

SXSW Film Festival Announces 2018 Midnighters, Shorts, with ‘Isle of Dogs’ as Closing Night...

SXSW Film Festival organizers have announced the selections for Midnighters, Shorts, VR, and Episodic offerings. They also announced that Wes Anderson's stop-motion animated feature...

2018 Tribeca Film Festival to Open With World Premiere of ‘Love, Gilda’

The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival will open with the world premiere of the documentary, "Love, Gilda." The film celebrates the life and talent of award-winning...

Jason Reitman’s ‘Tully’ to Open Miami Film Festival

After surprising audiences in Park City with a secret screening, Jason Reitman's "Tully" heads to Florida. The film premieres as the Opening Night selection...

Inaugural Mammoth Film Festival Unveils Round 2 of Official Selections Lineup

The inaugural Mammoth Film Festival is just a week away, and organizers announced a second round of Official Selections today. The festival will showcase 120...

Sundance 2018: ‘Science Fair’ Wins First-Ever Festival Favorite Award

The Sundance Film Festival concluded its run over the weekend, announcing awards in a cermony on January 27. However, today, festival organizers announced the winner...

SXSW Film Festival Announces ‘A Quiet Place’ as Opening Night Film, also Lists 2018...

The South by Southwest® Festival will hit Austin, Texas in March. Today, organizers announced the narrative features heading to the Lone Star State. Janet Pierson, Director...

Scandinavia Heads to Berlinale with 13 Films

Now that Sundance has concluded, all eyes turn next to Berlin, where the next film festival begins on February 15. Over the course of the...

Sundance 2018: Winners Announced, ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ Takes US Grand Jury Prize

The Sundance Film Festival concludes its ten-day run with an annual awards ceremony to honor some of the stand out films, directors, and performers. The...

Sundance 2018: MoviePass and The Orchard Partner in Acquisition of Festival Standout ‘American Animals’

MoviePass Ventures is getting into the distribution game in a partnership with The Orchard. Together, the two have secured the rights for "American Animals." The...

Sundance 2018: Lionsgate Acquires Comedy ‘Blindspotting’

Lionsgate emerged victorious in a competition to acquire the North American rights to "Blindspotting." The comedy premiered on Opening Night of the 2018 Sundance...

Sundance Review: Ethan Hawke’s ‘BLAZE’ Burns Slow and Bright

Sundance Film Festival: Blaze Foley didn't want to be a country star. He wanted to be a legend. Because "a legend stands for something...

Sundance Review: ‘Blindspotting’ Manages to Be Too Funny and Too Serious at Once

Sundance Film Festival: Oakland, California has never been as hilarious or as frightening as it is in the new film, "Blindspotting." Daveed Diggs and Rafael...

Sundance Review: Garrett Hedlund is Perfect in a Somewhat Imperfect ‘Burden’

Sundance Film Festival: If you weren't already convinced of Garrett Hedlund's talent before, just wait until you see "Burden." "Burden" comes from first time writer...

Sundance Review: ‘Lizzie’ Crackles with Tension

Sundance Film Festival: Lizzie Borden returns to the silver screen in the gripping drama, "Lizzie." In 1892, Lizzie Borden stood trial for the murders of...
The Kindergarten Teacher | Maggie Gyllenhaal

Sundance Review: Maggie Gyllenhaal Gives in to Quiet Desperation in ‘The Kindergarten Teacher’

Sundance Film Festival: As the world becomes increasingly obsessed with on demand entertainment, is there a place for poetry and art? This is a...

Sundance Film Festival: A Look at the 2018 Film Slate

The Sundance Film Festival kicks off today in Park City, Utah. Launching in 1981 as a way to foster up and coming independent filmmakers, Sundance...