Santa Barbara International Film Festival to present Kirk Douglas Award to Jessica Lange
 
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Santa Barbara International Film Festival to present Kirk Douglas Award to Jessica Lange

Published on July 30, 2014 | by Larry Richman

Earlier this year I attended the 29th Santa Barbara International Film Festival. I'd covered SBIFF for several years but hadn't been back since then, and I was thrilled to return. The lineup…

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2014 Toronto International Film Festival announces Midnight Madness, Docs, Masters, Vanguard
 
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2014 Toronto International Film Festival announces Midnight Madness, Docs, Masters, Vanguard

Published on July 28, 2014 | by Larry Richman

The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival is just over five weeks away. I've attended 70 film festivals since the start of 2006, but none as prestigious or breathtaking in scope as this one.…

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20th Palm Beach International Film Festival Call for Entries
 
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20th Palm Beach International Film Festival Call for Entries

Published on July 26, 2014 | by Larry Richman

The Palm Beach International Film Festival (PBIFF) has announced its official Call for Entries for the exciting 20th edition, March 26-April 2, 2015. PBIFF will present new movies from the…

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My review of Anton Corbijn’s A Most Wanted Man, Philip Seymour Hoffman’s swan song + Stills, Trailer
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My review of Anton Corbijn’s A Most Wanted Man, Philip Seymour Hoffman’s swan song + Stills, Trailer

Published on July 24, 2014 | by Larry Richman

It might be mid-summer, the traditional time for lazy, hazy, crazy days on the beach and by the barbecue, but there's no shortage of quality fare hitting cinemas. Alongside the big budget…

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My thoughts on the James Brown biopic “Get on Up” and Brett Ratner’s “Hercules”
 
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My thoughts on the James Brown biopic “Get on Up” and Brett Ratner’s “Hercules”

Published on July 24, 2014 | by Larry Richman

As a film festival and independent film journalist, I don't generally review studio pictures. I do occasionally see Hollywood movies, however, and am perfectly willing to comment on them --…

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2014 Venice International Film Festival Complete Lineup
 
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2014 Venice International Film Festival Complete Lineup

Published on July 23, 2014 | by Larry Richman

In the exciting film festival world, several major events top the list in terms of exposure and prestige, especially for indies. In North America, Toronto clearly takes the prize. Overseas,…

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2014 Toronto International Film Festival announces Galas & Special Presentations, List of Stars
 
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2014 Toronto International Film Festival announces Galas & Special Presentations, List of Stars

Published on July 21, 2014 | by Larry Richman

The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival begins exactly six weeks from Thursday. I've attended 70 film festivals since the start of 2006, but none as prestigious or breathtaking in…

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A little rant about “Boyhood” and the MPAA - What’s wrong with this picture? I mean, really?
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A little rant about “Boyhood” and the MPAA - What’s wrong with this picture? I mean, really?

Published on July 11, 2014 | by Larry Richman

The omnipotent MPAA, in its infinite wisdom, has decided to bestow the restrictive "R" rating on Richard Linklater's Boyhood for its release in the United States. If you aren't aware of this…

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My pics of Megan Mullally,Will Forte,Jess Weixler,Jennifer Prediger “Trouble Dolls” LA Film Festival
 
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My pics of Megan Mullally,Will Forte,Jess Weixler,Jennifer Prediger “Trouble Dolls” LA Film Festival

Published on July 02, 2014 | by Larry Richman

On Sunday, June 15, 2014 I attended the gala World Premiere of Trouble Dolls at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The sold-out screening was held at the Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE. The film was a…

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My review of “The Young Kieslowski” at 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival, Audience Award Winner
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My review of “The Young Kieslowski” at 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival, Audience Award Winner

Published on June 30, 2014 | by Larry Richman

On Saturday, June 14, 2014 I attended the gala World Premiere of The Young Kieslowski at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The sold-out screening was held at the Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE. The film…

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My pics of Future Filmmakers Q&A at 2014 LA Film Festival + video of Kings Stanley Cup celebration
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My pics of Future Filmmakers Q&A at 2014 LA Film Festival + video of Kings Stanley Cup celebration

Published on June 29, 2014 | by Larry Richman

On Wednesday, June 11 I headed west to sunny Southern California for the spectacular 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival. I tweeted live every day and have been posting interviews and pictures…

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My capsule review of “Comet” at 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival + Stills
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My capsule review of “Comet” at 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival + Stills

Published on June 28, 2014 | by Larry Richman

On Wednesday, June 18, 2014 I attended the exciting World Premiere of Comet at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The sold-out event took place at the Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE. The film was a selection…

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My capsule review of “Frank” at 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival + Trailer
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My capsule review of “Frank” at 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival + Trailer

Published on June 27, 2014 | by Larry Richman

On Saturday, June 14, 2014 I attended a special screening of Frank at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The sold-out event took place at the Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE. The film was a selection in the Summer…

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My capsule review & pics of “The Ever After” World Premiere Q&A at 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival
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My capsule review & pics of “The Ever After” World Premiere Q&A at 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival

Published on June 27, 2014 | by Larry Richman

On Thursday, June 12, 2014 I attended the gala World Premiere of The Ever After at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The sold-out screening was held at the Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE. The film was a…

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2014 Young Hollywood Awards Nominees
 
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2014 Young Hollywood Awards Nominees

Published on June 27, 2014 | by Larry Richman

Nominees have been announced for the 16th Young Hollywood Awards, which will be handed out in Los Angeles on July 28. The ceremony, hosted by Kelly Osbourne, will be broadcast on the CW…

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