Aric Avelino

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2006

    Gunning for an Indie Spirit Award

    Newport Beach filmmaker Aric Avelino's American Gun was announced today as an Independent Spirit Award best picture nominee. Half Nelson, The Dead Girl, Pan's Labyrinth and Little Miss Sunshine round out the premiere category for the 2007 Film Independent's Spirit Awards ceremony that will air live ... More >>

  • Film

    November 9, 2006

    Special Screenings

    Movie of the Week: The Searchers

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2006

    Crashing Guns

    Hosting the U.S. premiere of Crash turned out to be a coup for the 2005 Newport Beach Film Festival, whose organizers noticed a marked increase in interest from Hollywood for this year's April 20-30 run. Last year, director Paul Haggis led a small Crash contingent (sadly missing promised attendee ac ... More >>

  • Film

    March 23, 2006

    New Reviews

    American Gun, Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector, Stay Alive, Stoned