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  1. It's a Disaster: LAFF Review

    3:05 pm PDT 06/25/2012
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    Todd Berger's comedy starring Julia Stiles, David Cross and America Ferrera follows the story of four couples who discover they are stuck in a house as the world may be about to end. READ MORE

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  2. LAFF 2012: Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey Salute Soderbergh at 'Magic Mike' Premiere (Video)

    10:33 am PDT 06/25/2012
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    Starring as strippers, the actors of "CSI: Miami," "True Blood" and "White Collar" dropped everything to work with the Oscar-winning director since retirement rumors have cleared. READ MORE

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  3. Magic Mike: Film Review

    10:00 pm PDT 06/24/2012
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    Inspired by Channing Tatum's stint at 18 as a male stripper, Steven Soderbergh's comedy-drama also stars Alex Pettyfer, Matthew McConaughey, Cody Horn and a host of tasty It boys and girls. READ MORE

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  4. LAFF 2012: Dolby Projects Big Boom in Atmos Systems

    7:22 pm PDT 06/24/2012
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    The new sound format -- which debuted with Disney/Pixar's "Brave" -- is projected to be in nearly 1,000 theaters worldwide by the end of 2013. READ MORE

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  5. LAFF 2012: 'All Is Well, 'Drought' Awarded Top Jury Prizes

    3:10 pm PDT 06/24/2012
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    Benh Zeitlin's "Beasts of the Southern Wild" continues its festival winning streak, capturing the audience award for best narrative film. READ MORE

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  6. Drought: LAFF Review

    3:11 pm PDT 06/22/2012
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    Everardo González's documentary offers a multifaceted picture of life in Cuates de Australia, the name of a communal ranch near the Texas border. READ MORE

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  7. The Strawberry Tree: LAFF review

    2:08 am PDT 06/22/2012
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    With its grainy beauty and casual broaching of the fourth wall, this chronicle of unrushed days and joyful characters is an unconventional nonfiction work. READ MORE

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  8. Saturday Morning Massacre: LAFF Review

    7:32 pm PDT 06/21/2012
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    Spencer Parsons' horror film follows a Scooby-Doo-like team of paranormal investigators and their devoted dog. READ MORE

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  9. La Camioneta: LAFF Review

    4:20 pm PDT 06/21/2012
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    Mark Kendall's rich and vivid documentary tracks the journey of an old American school bus repurposed to carry commuters in Guatemala. READ MORE

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  10. All Is Well: LAFF Review

    4:15 pm PDT 06/19/2012
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    Pocas Pascoal's drama follows two immigrant women from Angola struggling in Portugal's capital. READ MORE

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  11. Dead Man's Burden: LAFF Review

    6:18 pm PDT 06/18/2012
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    Writer-director Jared Moshé’s debut feature follows a struggling young family living on an isolated New Mexico homestead a few years after the Civil War. READ MORE

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  12. Ruby Sparks: Film Review

    12:08 pm PDT 06/18/2012
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    The duo that brought us "Little Miss Sunshine" is back with an inventive romantic fantasy starring Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan. READ MORE

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  13. Woody Allen on the Perks of Being a Celebrity: 'The Bad Stuff is Greatly Outweighed By the Dinner Reservations'

    4:45 pm PDT 06/16/2012
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    Promoting his new film, "To Rome With Love," the venerated filmmaker admits that the disparity between being famous and ordinary is "kind of disgusting – but I can’t say I don’t enjoy it." READ MORE

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  14. LAFF 2012: Cinedigm's Chris McGurk Predicts a Digital-Driven Indie Film Renaissance

    12:21 pm PDT 06/16/2012
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    As the festival's keynote speaker, he also calls on exhibitors to allow shorter theatrical windows for smaller movies. READ MORE

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  15. LAFF 2012: Woody Allen's 'To Rome With Love' Premiere Draws Penelope Cruz, Greta Gerwig

    4:34 am PDT 06/15/2012
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    The director himself, venturing outside of his home turf of New York, was on hand to introduce his actresses. READ MORE

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  16. To Rome With Love: LAFF Review

    12:00 am PDT 06/15/2012
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    Woody Allen's movie, which had its English-language premiere as the Los Angeles Film Festival's opener, stars Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg, Penelope Cruz and Ellen Page and features Allen in his first film since 2006's "Scoop." READ MORE

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  17. LAFF 2012: 3 Female Filmmakers Stake Out Their Turf at Festival

    5:00 am PDT 06/14/2012
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    Unlike Cannes, which drew flack for leaving out women directors, the L.A. Film Fest has a female-heavy lineup that includes movies from Lorene Scafaria ("Seeking a Friend for the End of the World"), Rashida Jones ("Celeste and Jesse Forever") and Lauren Greenfield ("The Queen of Versailles"). READ MORE

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  18. LAFF 2012: Oscars' Theatre to Make Noise With New Dolby Sound System

    5:00 am PDT 06/14/2012
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    Hollywood's Kodak Theatre is getting a major makeover just in time for the Los Angeles Film Festival's world premiere of "Brave." READ MORE

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  19. LAFF 2012: 4 of Downtown Los Angeles' Newest Dining Options

    5:00 am PDT 06/14/2012
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    Pre- or post-screening, this quartet of spots -- all of which debuted since last year's fest -- are worth checking out. READ MORE

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  20. LAFF 2012: Festival Chief David Ansen Reveals How He Wooed Woody Allen to Los Angeles (Q&A)

    5:00 am PDT 06/14/2012
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    The L.A.-averse director's new film, "To Rome With Love," will open the festival, and Allen is even planning to attend the premiere. READ MORE

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  21. Disney/Pixar 'Brave' Premiere To Mark Grand Opening Of The Dolby Theatre

    10:21 am PDT 05/18/2012
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    Premiere will use Dolby 3D. A test mix of "Brave" in Dolby's new Atmos sound format will be created, though it is unconfirmed if it will be ready for the opening. READ MORE

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