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Film Festival to Spotlight Detroit-Based Activist Grace Lee Boggs Film Festival to Spotlight Detroit-Based Activist Grace Lee Boggs
by Movies News Desk - February 27, 2015

For its 31st annual film festival, Oakland University's Women and Gender Studies program will pay tribute to Grace Lee Boggs, the Detroit-based writer and social activist who first gained prominence in the labor, civil rights and Black Power movements of the 1960s.... (more...)
Alfred Hitchcock's REAR WINDOW Heading to U.S. Cinemas  This March Alfred Hitchcock's REAR WINDOW Heading to U.S. Cinemas This March
by Movies News Desk - February 26, 2015

Spy through the “rear window” from the best seat in the house as “TCM Presents: Rear Window” arrives at select U.S. cinemas as a special two-day event on March 22 and 25... (more...)
Sony Movie Channel to Present Oscar-Worthy Lineup This March with 'Sundays in HD' Block Sony Movie Channel to Present Oscar-Worthy Lineup This March with 'Sundays in HD' Block
by TV News Desk - February 26, 2015

Sony Movie Channel (SMC) puts the spotlight on five Oscar winners and nominees this month, in the 'Sundays in HD' block, every weekend at 7 p.m. ET.... (more...)
Mark Ruffalo to Receive Prize for Global Environmental Activism from Dickinson College Mark Ruffalo to Receive Prize for Global Environmental Activism from Dickinson College
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Dickinson will present Mark Ruffalo, the award-winning actor, director and advocate for addressing climate change and increasing renewable energy, with The Sam Rose '58 and Julie Walters Prize at Dickinson College for Global Environmental Activism. The $100,000 prize was created to focus attention o... (more...)
“A Better Place” Wins Best Independent Film in Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival 2015 “A Better Place” Wins Best Independent Film in Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival 2015
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

Independent fantasy-drama, “A Better Place” has been awarded Best Independent Film in this year's Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival (HRIFF)... (more...)
Nat Geo Wild Announces 2nd Annual WILD TO INSPIRE Short Film Competition Nat Geo Wild Announces 2nd Annual WILD TO INSPIRE Short Film Competition
by Movies News Desk - February 04, 2015

Nat Geo WILD, in partnership with the Sun Valley Film Festival and the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), announced today the second annual WILD TO INSPIREfilmmaking competition.... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Poster for MAGIC MIKE XXL! Photo Flash: First Poster for MAGIC MIKE XXL!
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2015

'Magic Mike' stars Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash, Adam Rodriguez and Gabriel Iglesias are reuniting for the hotly anticipated sequel 'Magic Mike XXL,' which began production last fall for director Gregory Jacobs. Check out a first look at the poster below!... (more...)
Time Warner Cable Celebrates Black History Month with the Launch of Special On Demand Category Time Warner Cable Celebrates Black History Month with the Launch of Special On Demand Category
by TV News Desk - February 03, 2015

In honor of Black History Month, Time Warner Cable is offering its Digital TV customers a special On Demand category to spotlight some of the best in African American cinema.... (more...)
Matthew Weiner, Darren Aronofsky & More to Serve as Berlin Film Festival International Jury Matthew Weiner, Darren Aronofsky & More to Serve as Berlin Film Festival International Jury
by Movies News Desk - January 27, 2015

The Berlin International Film Festival, which opens February 5th,has announced its international jury line-up... (more...)
Sundance Film Festival 'A Celebration of Music in Film' Concert to Feature Songs of Nina Simone Sundance Film Festival 'A Celebration of Music in Film' Concert to Feature Songs of Nina Simone
by Movies News Desk - January 21, 2015

Sundance Institute today announced that the 2015 Sundance Film Festival's 'A Celebration of Music in Film' concert on January 25 will be a tribute to jazz icon Nina Simone... (more...)
ASC Nominates Flinckenberg, Khondji, Landin for Spotlight Award ASC Nominates Flinckenberg, Khondji, Landin for Spotlight Award
by Movies News Desk - January 16, 2015

The ASC has nominated three cinematographers for this year's Spotlight Award: Peter Flinckenberg, FSC, for Concrete Night (Betoniyö); Darius Khondji, ASC, AFC, for The Immigrant; and Daniel Landin, BSC, for Under the Skin.... (more...)
HBO Doc Lineup for Early 2015 to Spotlight Robert Durst, Rosie O'Donnell, Scientology, Kurt Cobain and More HBO Doc Lineup for Early 2015 to Spotlight Robert Durst, Rosie O'Donnell, Scientology, Kurt Cobain and More
by Movies News Desk - January 08, 2015

Continuing its commitment to timely and thought-provoking programming, HBO will debut a diverse array of documentaries in coming months, including: THE JINX: THE LIFE AND DEATHS OF ROBERT DURST, the highly anticipated Sunday-night series from Oscar nominee Andrew Jarecki; Oscar winner Alex Gibney's ... (more...)
Kevin Costner's MACFARLAND USA to Close Santa Barbara International Film Fest Kevin Costner's MACFARLAND USA to Close Santa Barbara International Film Fest
by Movies News Desk - January 08, 2015

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), presented by UGG® Australia, announces its highly-anticipated line-up for 2015... (more...)
Angelina Jolie's UNBROKEN Shines Spotlight on Untold Stories of Word War II POWs Angelina Jolie's UNBROKEN Shines Spotlight on Untold Stories of Word War II POWs
by Movies News Desk - December 30, 2014

The box-office success of 'Unbroken,' a movie about the true-life war-time experience of Olympian Louis Zamperini, has brought new attention to the issue of the appalling treatment by Imperial Japan of its prisoners of war during World War II.... (more...)
Matthew McConaughey New Lincoln Ad Campaign Spots to Air 1/1 Matthew McConaughey New Lincoln Ad Campaign Spots to Air 1/1
by Movies News Desk - December 29, 2014

In the bright spotlight of New Year's Day college football bowl games, The Lincoln Motor Company will launch its newest ad campaign promoting the 2015 Lincoln MKZ and Lincoln MKZ Hybrid and featuring Matthew McConaughey.... (more...)
SELMA to Open; BOYCHOIR to Close Palm Springs International Film Festival SELMA to Open; BOYCHOIR to Close Palm Springs International Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - December 18, 2014

The 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will launch on Friday, January 2 with the opening night screening of the Golden Globe nominated Selma directed by Ava Duvernay.... (more...)
Actor & Activist Danny Glover Honored at USF Commencement Actor & Activist Danny Glover Honored at USF Commencement
by Movies News Desk - December 12, 2014

The University of San Francisco (USF) will confer an honorary doctorate upon Danny L. Glover, acclaimed actor and activist. USF President Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J. will bestow the degree on Mr. Glover during graduation ceremonies... (more...)
Sundance 2015 Sets Premieres, Doc Premieres, Special Events & Panels Sundance 2015 Sets Premieres, Doc Premieres, Special Events & Panels
by Movies News Desk - December 08, 2014

Sundance Institute announced today the films selected to screen in the out-of-competition Premieres and Documentary Premieres sections, as well as the selections for a new Special Events section and participants for two panels, at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, January 22 to February 1 in Park Cit... (more...)
Review Roundup: Chris Rock Stars in TOP FIVE Review Roundup: Chris Rock Stars in TOP FIVE
by Danielle DeSisto - December 05, 2014

Written and directed by Chris Rock, the new comedy film TOP FIVE opens today.... (more...)
Sundance 2015 Announces 'Spotlight', 'Park City at Midnight' and 'New Frontier' Selections Sundance 2015 Announces 'Spotlight', 'Park City at Midnight' and 'New Frontier' Selections
by Movies News Desk - December 04, 2014

Sundance Institute announced today the films selected to screen in the 2015 Sundance Film Festival out-of-competition sections Spotlight and Park City at Midnight, as well as the films and installations to be featured in the New Frontier program. The Festival, which takes place January 22 to Februar... (more...)
Sundance Institute Announces Selections for 2015 U.S. and World Competitions, NEXT and More Sundance Institute Announces Selections for 2015 U.S. and World Competitions, NEXT and More
by Movies News Desk - December 03, 2014

Sundance Institute announced today the films selected for the U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions and the out-of-competition NEXT <=> section of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, January 22 to February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. The Festival is t... (more...)
J.K. Simmons to Receive Palm Spring Film Fest's 'Spotlight Award' J.K. Simmons to Receive Palm Spring Film Fest's 'Spotlight Award'
by Movies News Desk - November 26, 2014

The 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present J.K. Simmons with the Spotlight Award, Actor at its annual Awards Gala.... (more...)
FSLC and Dance Films Association Announce 43rd Dance on Camera FSLC and Dance Films Association Announce 43rd Dance on Camera
by Movies News Desk - November 25, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Dance Films Association announced today the lineup for the 43rd edition of Dance on Camera... (more...)
Matthew McConaughey Now Returning for MAGIC MIKE Sequel? Matthew McConaughey Now Returning for MAGIC MIKE Sequel?
by Movies News Desk - November 18, 2014

Despite earlier reports that Matthew McConaughey would not be returning for the upcoming sequel to the hit film MAGIC MIKE, an insider has shared with the site that the Oscar winning actor will in fact make a cameo appearance in the sequel.... (more...)
JuntoBox Films Casts Two Leads for Upcoming Feature Film THE DRIVER JuntoBox Films Casts Two Leads for Upcoming Feature Film THE DRIVER
by Movies News Desk - November 17, 2014

JuntoBox Films, a collaborative film studio for filmmakers and fans co-chaired by Forest Whitaker, today announced the lead roles of their newest feature 'The Driver,' cast using their proprietary online casting application and social media campaign on the juntoboxfilms.com website.... (more...)





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