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  1. IFC Midnight Acquires Demonic Possession Tale 'Inner Demons'

    1:16 pm PDT 07/29/2014
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    The film, starring Lara Vosburgh and directed by Seth Grossman, premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival. READ MORE

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  2. Elvis Mitchell Named Film Independent Curator

    1:48 pm PDT 07/10/2014
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    In his expanded role, Mitchell will oversee the organization's year-round programming, including the Los Angeles Film Festival, where he will take over for David Ansen, who is stepping down as artistic director. READ MORE

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  3. 'Trouble Dolls': LAFF Review

    10:39 pm PDT 06/30/2014
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    Jess Weixler and Jennifer Prediger go fully DIY as writers, directors and stars of their feature debut. READ MORE

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  4. 'Echo Park': LAFF Review

    5:32 pm PDT 06/30/2014
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    Mamie Gummer and Anthony Okungbowa co-star in Amanda Marsalis’ first-time feature. READ MORE

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  5. 'The Great Museum': Film Review

    4:39 pm PDT 06/30/2014
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    Filmmaker Johannes Holzhausen's documentary centers on Vienna's Kunsthistorisches Museum. READ MORE

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  6. 'The Road Within': LAFF Review

    2:33 pm PDT 06/30/2014
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    The formulaic road-trip film features engaging performances from Robert Sheehan, Dev Patel and Zoe Kravitz. READ MORE

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  7. 'The Young Kieslowski': LAFF Review

    2:45 pm PDT 06/27/2014
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    Ryan Malgarini and Haley Lu Richardson play expectant young parents in Kerem Sanga’s second feature. READ MORE

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  8. 'Stray Dog': Film Review

    8:35 pm PDT 06/23/2014
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    "Winter's Bone" director Debra Granik returns with a candid documentary about a chopper-riding Vietnam War vet Ron "Stray Dog" Hall. READ MORE

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  9. 'Comet': Film Review

    5:52 pm PDT 06/23/2014
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    Justin Long and Emmy Rossum star in filmmaker Sam Esmail's attempt at reinventing the boy-meets-girl romantic dramedy. READ MORE

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  10. LAFF: Clint Eastwood Defends Casting Musical's Actors in 'Jersey Boys' Film at Premiere

    4:23 pm PDT 06/20/2014
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    "On Broadway, the audience is always eating out of your hand—but my character's not always likable," John Lloyd Young told THR alongside Vincent Piazza of the stage-to-screen changes. READ MORE

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  11. LAFF: Dave Boyle's 'Man From Reno,' Debra Granik's 'Stray Dog' Win Top Prizes

    5:42 pm PDT 06/19/2014
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    Audience awards went to the narrative feature "The Young Kieslowski" and the documentary "Meet the Patels." READ MORE

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  12. 'Dear White People' Teaser Pokes Fun at 'The Butler,' 'The Help' (Video)

    11:40 am PDT 06/19/2014
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    The Sundance-premiered satire centers on black students on a contemporary college campus. READ MORE

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  13. 'Out in the Night': LAFF Review

    9:51 am PDT 06/19/2014
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    Blair Dorosh-Walther's documentary recounts the controversial case of "The New Jersey Four." READ MORE

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  14. 'Inner Demons': LAFF Review

    5:53 pm PDT 06/18/2014
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    Newcomer Lara Vosburgh stars in Seth Grossman’s found-footage horror film. READ MORE

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  15. 'Uncertain Terms': LAFF Review

    2:16 pm PDT 06/18/2014
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    Nathan Silver reteams with some of his regular cast and crew for his fourth film. READ MORE

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  16. LAFF: Sony Pictures Classics' Tom Bernard, Michael Barker Get Spirit of Independence Award

    3:41 pm PDT 06/17/2014
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    "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" collaborators Ang Lee and James Schamus joined in the conversation as the two co-presidents looked back at their string of Oscar winners. READ MORE

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  17. LAFF: 'Crash,' 'Valkyrie,' 'The Notebook' Film Composers on Forging Relationships With Directors

    10:29 am PDT 06/16/2014
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    Mark Isham, John Ottman and Aaron Zigman gathered to share their experiences and expert advice as part of the Los Angeles Film Festival's Coffee Talks series. READ MORE

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  18. LAFF 2014: Olivia Munn, Demian Bichir on Their 'Ah-Ha' Moments and Why Budgets Don't Matter

    10:05 pm PDT 06/15/2014
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    Alfred Molina and Abigail Spencer also shared childhood stories and sport analogies as they talked about their careers and the acting industry during one of the festival's Coffee Talk sessions. READ MORE

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  19. LAFF: 'Mad Men,' 'Chozen' Actors Stage Live Reading of Black List Script '1969: A Space Odyssey'

    8:31 pm PDT 06/15/2014
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    THR's film critic gives his take on Stephany Folsom's unproduced script, which derives from the urban legend that the Apollo moon landing might have been staged by Stanley Kubrick to help the U.S. win the propaganda war against the Soviets. READ MORE

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  20. 'The Well': LAFF Review

    5:18 pm PDT 06/15/2014
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    Tom Hammock’s conscientiously crafted feature gets great mileage from a unique setting and some strong screen performances. READ MORE

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