Paul Haggis

  • Film

    April 17, 2014

    NBFF Forever!

    Your cheat sheet for the Newport Beach Film Festival, from the parties to the flicks about speed-dating geezers

  • Film

    November 18, 2010

    'Next' to Nothing

    Paul Haggis shows no improvement in this prison-break yarn

  • News

    April 16, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    Tickets Now on Sale for Newport Beach Film Festival

    Tickets for the 10th annual Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF), which runs April 23-30, are now on sale here. Those will cost you $12 for general admission (or $8 if you are a student or senior buying before 5 p.m.); $30 for all Spotlight films and parties; $55 for the Opening Night film and party; ... More >>

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    November 13, 2008
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    February 21, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 22, 2008

    Oscar Nominations are announced

    And yes, I'm up prior to the crack of dawn to get them to you. The biggest surprise, if you can call it that, is the strong showing by MICHAEL CLAYTON, with six nominations. Not so surprisingly, THERE WILL BE BLOOD and NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN each have eight. Via CNN, because it announced even befor ... More >>

  • Film

    November 8, 2007

    You Gotta Have FAIF

    Two film fests hit Downtown Disney last week—but where were you?

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2007


    To say that Indiefest/FAIF suffered from a few opening day jitters might be understating it a bit. The main Downtown Disney parking lot was barricaded off, the theater personal didn’t let anything start on time until Disney brass showed up and laid down some laws, and there were just a few project ... More >>

  • Film

    September 27, 2007

    Shoot 'em Up

    Peter Berg sends Jamie Foxx to fight the enemy over there in The Kingdom

  • Film

    September 20, 2007

    Walk Through the Valley

    Don’t let Paul Haggis’s heavy hand stop you from seeing his latest

  • Film

    April 5, 2007

    Wedding Crashers

    What comes after the nuptials in Danish melodrama After the Wedding? A hell of a lot more than the reception

  • Film

    January 11, 2007

    Behind Enemy Lines

    Letters sees WWII from Japanese POV, as Eastwood continues to chip away at the hero myth

  • Film

    November 16, 2006

    Betting On Bond

    Casino Royale gambles with Daniel Craig

  • Film

    October 19, 2006

    Print the Legend

    Clint Eastwood strips away the myths surrounding the Greatest Generation

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    September 14, 2006

    Guarded State

    Hand-wringing twentysomethings ponder monogamy and matrimony

  • Film

    April 20, 2006

    After the Crash

    2006 Newport Beach Film Festival has a tough act to follow

    Revised for the Web!

  • 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

  • Film

    May 5, 2005

    Million Dollar Boomer

    Paul Haggis and the long road to directing

  • Film

    May 5, 2005

    Space Race

    The territorial imperative in Crash