Here are 15 things I'm looking forward to at the Newport Beach Film Festival, which kicks off tonight and continues through April 29. These are based on preview screenings, festival descriptions and even less-informed nonsense.Ling-Bai.blogspot.com1) Bai Ling on the red carpet tonight. Years ago, ... More >>
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Lucas Hilderbrand reels in our on-demand video culture.
The photo above of Lucas Hilderbrand, an associate professor of Film and Media Studies at UC Irvine and the subject of this week's cover story "Close to YouTube," was shot at Eddie Brandt's Saturday Matinee video ... More >>
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 >>