Film News: ‘One Night of Love’ Opens 33rd Chicago Latino Film Festival on Apr. 20, 2017

Chicago – One of the oldest Latino Film Festivals is right here in the Windy City, as the 33rd edition of the Chicago Latino Film Festival kicks off with the Argentinian film “One Night of Love” on ...

'El Amparo', 'Rolling Stones' bookend AFI Latin American Film Festival

'El Amparo', 'Rolling Stones' bookend AFI Latin American Film Festival A total of 37 films will screen at the event, including the world premiere of Venezuala crime story and Rolling Stones doc. The world premiere of Rober Calzadilla’s feature debut El Amparo, about two ...

Composer Christopher Young Discusses Scoring A Film In The Academy Originals Video

They are the people who put the emotions, tone and color into a motion picture. Whether it’s a historical epic, a Sci-Fi saga, or a tender love story, the composers are the artists who paint the ...

It’s official, the best Oscar year ever is… – watch Jump Cut #4

This week’s Jump Cut is all about determining the best year ever in cinema. “But how can you figure that out?!” you shout at whatever device you’re reading this on. “Film is too subjective an art ...

Lubitsch Pt.II: The Magical Touch with MacDonald, Garbo Sorely Missing from Today's Cinema

'The Merry Widow' with Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald and Minna Gombell under the direction of Ernst Lubitsch. Ernst Lubitsch movies: 'The Merry Widow,' 'Ninotchka' (See previous post: “Ernst ...

Rare Silent Film Actor Who Had Long Talkie Career Is TCM's Star of the Day

Adolphe Menjou movies today (This article is currently being revised.) Despite countless stories to the contrary, numerous silent film performers managed to survive the coming of sound. Adolphe ...

Why There Should Be an Academy Award for Music Supervision

A few weeks back, Matthew Perpetua of Buzzfeed wrote a post arguing that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences should consider an award for “Best Use of an Old Song,” citing the memorable ...

2012 Oscar Predictions: The Ever Important Film Editing Category

The Film Editing category is more interesting than you may initially imagine. The award for editing was first handed out in 1934 when it went to Eskimo. That year only three films were nominated, the ...