Santa Barbara International Film Festival Exclusive: A.I. Comes To Life In Clip From Sci-Fi 'Uncanny' THE PLAYLIST

At the moment, cinema seems to have artificial intelligence on the brain. Later this year, Alex Garland will pull curtain off “Ex Machina,” but he’s not the only one presenting a tale where technology and humanity come together. At the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, director Matthew Leutwyler will premiere ….Read More Via:: THE PLAYLIST

Sundance: Oksana Baiul, Acclaimed Director Don Hertzfeldt Featured Among Fest's Short Film Awards Thompson on Hollywood

“World of Tomorrow,” Don Hertzfeldt’s seventh film to play in competition at Sundance (a festival record), has been awarded the 2015 Short Film Grand Jury Prize, burnishing an already impressive resume that includes the Oscar-nominated animated short “Rejected” (2000). Jurors K.K. Barrett, Alia Shawkat, and Autumn de Wilde chose “World ….Read More Via:: THOMPSON on Read more

How They Sustained the Times Square Momentum in 'Birdman' Thompson on Hollywood

The inertia of the brilliant Times Square scene in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s “Birdman” is deceptive. What seems like a roller coaster ride that stops actually picks up again when Michael Keaton re-enters the theater to continue his manic performance. We get the lowdown on the Best Picture contender from cinematographer ….Read More Via:: THOMPSON on Read more