FILMSNOBBERY.COM LAUNCHES INDIE FILM SCREENING SERIES IN DANBURY, CONNECTICUT

Our good friend Nic Baisley over at FilmSnobbery.com has announced a new indie film screening series at The Palace Theatre in Danbury, CT, entitled “FILMSNOBBERY LIVE! PRESENTS: A DAY AT THE PALACE”…



Posted on December 3, 2010 by

IFC FILMS ACQUIRES 2011 SUNDANCE FILM “UNCLE KENT”

Joe Swanberg won’t have to worry about his latest film, “Uncle Kent,” finding distribution at Sundance this coming January, because IFC Films has already acquired worldwide rights to the film…



Posted on December 2, 2010 by

“RED STATE” TO PLAY AT 2011 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

Kevin Smith and his wife Jennifer Schwalbach revealed in their new podcast, Plus One, that Smith’s latest film, “Red State,” would be playing the 2011 Sundance Film Festival…



Posted on December 1, 2010 by

2011 FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

This morning, Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced the nominations for the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards…



Posted on November 30, 2010 by

FILM INDEPENDENT ANNOUNCES JOEL MCHALE AS HOST OF 2011 INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS

The 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards, taking place on February 26, 2011, will be hosted by “The Soup” host and “Community” star, Joel McHale…



Posted on November 17, 2010 by

FILM PRODUCER DINO DE LAURENTIIS DIES AT AGE 91

Regardless of your cinematic taste, at some point in your life, you’ve likely seen and enjoyed a film produced by Dino De Laurentiis. From <“La Strada” to “Flash Gordon” to “Army of Darkness” to “Hannibal” (and a WHOLE lot more), his producing selections defied genre or, often, convention. RIP, Dino De Laurentiis.



Posted on November 11, 2010 by

ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE JOINS UP WITH BETA LAUNCH OF FACEBOOK DEALS

Starting November 8, 2010, go to any Alamo Drafthouse theater, check-in with Facebook Places and get a limited edition Alamo Drafthouse Cinema pint glass (while supplies last)…



Posted on November 4, 2010 by

FILMMAKER GEORGE HICKENLOOPER DIES AT AGE 47

According to the Denver Post, filmmaker George Hickenlooper died today at the age of 47. Hickenlooper was in Denver for the upcoming screening of his latest film, “Casino Jack,” at the Starz Denver Film Festival…



Posted on October 30, 2010 by

DALLAS FILM SOCIETY PRESENTS “THE ART OF FILM”; HONORS ROBERT DUVALL

The DALLAS Film Society will honor Robert Duvall at their inaugural “The Art of Film” fundraising event on November 19, 2010…



Posted on October 27, 2010 by

CHRIS MORRIS ON Q&A TOUR IN U.S. WITH “FOUR LIONS”

The man behind “Brass Eye” and “Nathan Barley,” Chris Morris, is on a Q&A tour of the United States promoting his film “Four Lions” up until the film’s release on November 5, 2010. The cinematic tour stops include Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington DC, Boston and New York City…



Posted on October 27, 2010 by

GERMANY GETS A WEEKLY KINO SATELLITE

Andrew Grant, film critic and Benten Films founder, alongside producer, arts journalist, and programmer Pamela Cohn, will launch a new weekly screening series in Berlin, Germany on November 2, 2010. The screening series, named KINO SATELLITE, focuses on “new, innovative and groundbreaking work from some of today’s most talented filmmakers, animators, and multi-media artists”…



Posted on October 27, 2010 by

ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE ANNOUNCES BADASSDIGEST.COM, MAKES DEVIN FARACI EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Really, it was just a matter of time before the Alamo Drafthouse stopped courting movie websites and, you know, just started their own. BadassDigest.com is “a lifestyle destination site about film, TV, comics, clothes, food and more from the coolest, weirdest & craziest corners of pop culture”…



Posted on October 21, 2010 by

NETFLIX DEEMS “TRASH HUMPERS” TOO OFFENSIVE TO CARRY

Seems Netflix draws the line at old people humping trash, and “Trash Humpers” distributor Drag City is trash humping mad about it!



Posted on October 20, 2010 by

YOU CAN’T STOP MAGNET RELEASING FROM ACQUIRING RIGHTS; COMPANY TAKES “BLACK DEATH”

First it’s “The Troll Hunter.” Then it’s “Vanishing on 7th Street.” Now Magnet Releasing has acquired Christopher “I made ‘Severance’” Smith’s medieval tale “Black Death”…



Posted on October 20, 2010 by

MAGNET RELEASING SNAGS “THE TROLL HUNTER” AND “VANISHING ON 7TH STREET”

Magnet Releasing has been busy lately, acquiring World Rights, excluding Europe, to “The Troll Hunter” and US Rights to Brad Anderson’s latest, “Vanishing on 7th Street”…



Posted on October 19, 2010 by

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