2019 Oscars: 166 Documentary Features submitted including ‘Free Solo,’ ‘Rbg,’

2019 Oscars: 166 Documentary Features submitted including ‘Free Solo,’ ‘Rbg,’ A whopping 166 documentary features have been submitted to the academy for consideration at the 2019 Oscars. That is down by four from last year’s record 170 submissions. Among these contenders are ...

Sorry, Oscar Documentary Voters: Your Workload Just Doubled

Members of the Academy’s documentary branch received a generous gift from AMPAS on Friday: 77 new films that had qualified in this year’s Best Documentary Feature category. And it turned what had ...

'Incredibles 2' Comes Home, Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, FandangoNOW, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of ...

‘Love, Gilda’ Film Review: Gilda Radner Lives Again in Touching Documentary

‘Love, Gilda’ Film Review: Gilda Radner Lives Again in Touching Documentary It’s no easy task to find a fresh way to approach a familiar face like comedian Gilda Radner, but director Lisa D’Apolito does a wonderful job ushering us through the highs and lows of the beloved ...

Kristen Stewart and Chloe Sevigny’s ‘Lizzie’ Creeps to Solid Start at Indie Box Office

Kristen Stewart and Chloe Sevigny’s ‘Lizzie’ Creeps to Solid Start at Indie Box Office The indie box office is slowly starting to pick up again, with Roadside Attractions and Saban Films leaving the biggest footprint with Craig W. Macneill’s period thriller “Lizzie.” Released on four ...

‘Lizzie,’ ‘Science Fair’ & ‘Museo’ Surface in Pool of Numerous Newcomers; ‘The Wife’ Dutiful in Expansion: Specialty Box Office

‘Lizzie,’ ‘Science Fair’ & ‘Museo’ Surface in Pool of Numerous Newcomers; ‘The Wife’ Dutiful in Expansion: Specialty Box Office The weekend was packed full of specialty roll outs, and audiences appear to have divided their dollars, though a few titles grabbed their share. Chloë Sevigny’s Lizzie went to four theaters, grossing ...

Chloë Sevigny Channels ‘Lizzie’; ‘American Chaos’, ‘Bel Canto’ Join Weekend –  Specialty B.O. Preview

Following a late summer trickle of new Specialties, distributors are releasing a torrent of limited releases just as the Toronto Film Festival heads into its finale this weekend. Roadside ...

American Chaos – Review

Left to right: James D. Stern, John Ladd, JoBeth Ladd, Peggy Davis, Fred Davis, in the documentary American Chaos. Photo by Kevin Ford, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics (c) As someone who grew up ...

‘American Chaos’ Film Review: Day-Late, Dollar-Short Doc Traces Trump’s Rise to the White House

Were you aware that Donald Trump supporters made their choice because they believed that their needs — their identities — have gone too long unrecognized or disrespected by Democratic leaders? If ...

Box Office: ‘The Predator’ to Feast on ‘A Simple Favor,’ ‘White Boy Rick’

Box Office: ‘The Predator’ to Feast on ‘A Simple Favor,’ ‘White Boy Rick’ A familiar group of monsters are returning to invade multiplexes this weekend. Fox’s “The Predator,” the fourth installment in the sci-fi series, looks to top a trio of fellow new offerings — “A ...

American Chaos Movie Review

American Chaos Sony Pictures Classics Reviewed by: Harvey Karten Director: James D. Stern Screened at: Sony, NYC, 8/23/18 Opens: September 20, 2018 With an introductory remark that “you can’t know ...