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Review: 'Jackass' Meets Michael Haneke With Grotesque Social Satire 'Cheap Thrills'
Savagely assaulting the desperate state of a blue collar family man, the comedic thriller "Cheap Thrills" establishes a ridiculous premise early on and takes it to various extremes, again and again, u...
Stephen Colbert Loves GOP Castration Candidate (Video)
One Iowa Senate candidate will cut pork in Washington — one squealing pig at a time. On Thursday's “Colbert Report,” Stephen Colbert heartily endorsed Republican Joni Ernst, who ...
‘Noah’ Star Russell Crowe Breaks His Silence About Meeting the Pope
Russell Crowe broke his silence about his much-publicized trip to Vatican City last week, sharing details about why it was so important for him to visit Pope Francis. Crowe, who had been tweeting the ...
Bac Films Scores Asian Deals On ‘Human Capital’ At Hong Kong Filmart
PARIS– Bac Films has locked key Asian deals on Paolo Virzi’s Italian B.O. hit “Human Capital” (“Il capital Umano”) at Hong Kong’s Filmart. Bac Films’ sa...
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Lara Spencer Finalizes New Deal to Stay at 'Good Morning America' (Exclusive)
The long-term contract follows a new pact with Robin Roberts, while Josh Elliott is mulling an offer from NBC Sports.read more
Jennifer Lopez Drops F-Bomb Live on ‘American Idol’ (Video)
Jennifer Lopez blurted out the F-word on Wednesday night's “American Idol,” after becoming flustered with Harry Connick Jr.'s incessant teasing. Lopez was critiquing contestant Je...
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'Alice in Arabia' Writer: Media Mob Killed My Pro-Arab, Pro-Tolerance TV Series (Guest Column)
After being portrayed as a "tone-deaf racist hack," Brooke Eikmeier -- an Arabic-speaking U.S. Army veteran -- explains what her scrapped project would've looked like if ABC Family moved forward with ...
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'Divergent' Author Veronica Roth Sneaks Into Screening Incognito
"The only thing I didn’t want was for people to watch me watching the movie instead of watching the movie," says Roth, who left moments before the credits rolled.read more
Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis Reclaim Earth in New ‘Jupiter Ascending’ Trailer (Video)
Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis are Earth's last hope in a new “Jupiter Ascending” trailer. The upcoming science fiction adventure from directors Lana and Andy Wachowski (“The Matr...
Why Liam Neeson Is Afraid of Drugs and Stopped Drinking
Liam Neeson: For horse-drawn carriages in New York City, against drugs and alcohol. In a revealing new interview in GQ, the Oscar-nominated actor-turned-action star opens up about several very person...
Reality Checks: Does This New Documentary Exploit the Life of Vivian Maier?
Reality Checks is a weekly column dedicated to the coverage of the documentary scene. Read the previous installment here. "Every time a film is shot, privacy is violated," the famous cinema verite fil...
How Vine's Biggest Female Star Brittany Furlan Is Building a Career – One 6-Second Video at a Time
If you have enough followers on Vine, six seconds of your life can be worth thousands of dollars to advertisers. But according to Brittany Furlan — one of the video-sharing platform's top pe...
Exlusive: Gravitas Nabs SXSW Country Music Drama 'Thank You A Lot'
Gravitas Ventures has acquired former Indiewire Project of the Day "Thank You A Lot," writer-director Matt Muir's film set in the Austin music scene (sorry, Terrence Malick, some people just work more...
10 Directors Who Went from Indie Film to Studio Blockbuster (Part 3)
After our first two lists, we now finish off our series on directors of this year's upcoming big-budget studio films who managed to work their way up from the independent film world. While some of the...
Jon Stewart: ‘Contraception Is Not the Same Thing as Abortion’ (Video)
Jon Stewart says Christian craft store Hobby Lobby's Supreme Court case is based on a basic misunderstanding of a “scientific fact” about contraception. The chain is objecting to the A...
Project of the Day: 'The Pink Sorrys'
Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the com...
Slamdance Names New Film Festival Director (Exclusive)
The Slamdance Film Festival is under new management. The film organization, which has served as a launching pad for directors like Christopher Nolan and Lena Dunham, has promoted its own rising star,...
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L.A. Film Czar: Assembly Action On Movie/TV Incentives 'A Great Vote Of Confidence'
Kenneth Ziffren says he and L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti are looking forward to working with others on legislation to create and keep good industry jobs statewide. read more
‘The Good Wife’ Team Talks Plot Twists, Character Growth with Charlie Rose
Charlie Rose cut straight to the chase on Wednesday night in his discussion with “The Good Wife” gang. “We’re going to start with one question: what the hell happened to Will and why?...
Christopher Nolan Bashes 3-D and Digital Filmmaking at CinemaCon
Writer-director Christopher Nolan ("Memento," "Inception") isn't convinced that digital formats can compare to 35 mm film and he wasn't shy about telling the crowd of exhibitors at CinemaCon his belie...

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