The Newport Beach Film Festival kicked off its fifteenth year Thursday night in usual form at Big Newport, with endless entourages and well-dressed media types all abuzz under the Orange County sunset. As the festival's big opening is one of the most highly anticipated events of the season, your plu ... More >>
Your cheat sheet for the Newport Beach Film Festival, from the parties to the flicks about speed-dating geezers
To promote its upcoming 15th year, the Newport Beach Film Festival today unveiled a trailer titled Bedtime Story that may not leave you with a sore jaw like last year's Mandible did, but it is just as twisted. Which is how we like it, dammit! See nods to Fargo, Memento, Pulp Fiction and more on th ... More >>
See the update at the end of this post about the positive public, critical and dental reception to the NBFF trailer.ORIGINAL POST, APRIL 12, 1:43 P.M.: I--swear to God--have a teeth cleaning appointment Monday morning. It will not be a pleasant experience. It's not because I am a wuss in the chair o ... More >>
Saba Shirazi--the Newport Beach Film Festival's bubbly, tireless, Hula-Hooping communications manager--died in a July 1 car crash in La Jolla. She was but 32, and if you stick with the rest of the post, you will hopefully get a sense of why she will be so missed.
Bride Flight was a favorite among Newport Beach Film Festival jurors.Bride Flight, a drama about three women aboard a KLM airliner that won the 1953 Air Race from London to New Zealand, nearly swept the biggest jury awards at the 2010 Newport Beach Film Festival, which ended its eight-day run Th ... More >>
A copyright dispute spices up Sunday's world premiere of the Cuckoo's Nest film 'We Were Feared'