Keyword: filmmaking

The New Erotic (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/19/2014
Focuses on the alt porn movement and the erotic artists that create pornographic films that eschew conventional eroticism.
Into the Storm

Into the Storm (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 08/07/2014
In the span of a single day, the town of Silverton is ravaged by an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes. The entire town is at the mercy of the erratic and deadly cyclones, even as storm trackers predict the worst is yet to come. Most people seek shelter, while others run towards the vortex, testing how far a storm chaser will go for that once-in-a-lifetime shot.
King Kong

King Kong (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 180 minutes Release date: 12/13/2005
It is 1933, and vaudeville actress Ann Darrow has found herself--like so many other New Yorkers during the Great Depression--without the means to earn a living. Unwilling to compromise and allow herself to sink into a career in burlesque, she considers her limited options while aimlessly wandering the streets of Manhattan. When her hunger drives her to unsuccessfully try to steal an apple from a...
Bowfinger

Bowfinger (1999)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 08/12/1999
Bobby Bowfinger, a nearly bankrupt aspiring movie producer-director, is about to take one last shot at fame and fortune. Desperate to hit the big time, the hapless dreamer recruits a motley crew of aspiring misfits, including an eager nerd, an ambitious ingenue and an over-the-hill diva. With their help, Bowfinger embarks on a radical, ingenious scheme to trick the biggest name in the movies into...
Nine

Nine (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 12/17/2009
World famous film director Guido Contini reaches a creative and personal crisis of epic proportion while balancing the numerous women in his life including his wife, his mistress, his film star muse, his confidant and costume designer, a young American fashion journalist, the whore from his youth and his mother.
Argo

Argo (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 10/11/2012
During the Iran hostage crisis, the CIA and Hollywood collaborated in a life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans. Their role in these events was little-known until information was declassified many years later. On November 4, 1979, as the Iranian revolution reaches its boiling point, militants storm the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, taking 52 Americans hostage. In the midst of the chaos...
Scream 3

Scream 3 (2000)

Rated: R Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 02/03/2000
After surviving numerous attacks by knife-wielding maniacs, Sidney lays low as a telephone crisis counselor in a secluded Northern California compound. Meanwhile, a killer is on the loose on the set of horror movie "Stab 3," a film based on the brutal events of Sidney's life. As the body count rises, Sidney is eventually lured out of hiding and back to Los Angeles to help the police track down...
Artist

The Artist (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 11/24/2011
It's the late 1920s in Hollywood and handsome George Valentin is a silent movie idol. During the premiere of his latest film, Valentin meets Peppy Miller, a star-struck extra and aspiring actress. The two are attracted to each other and Peppy is given a small dancing role in his next picture. As their romance progresses, Valentin's producer has to cope with a love-struck star who is distracted on...
Tropic Thunder

Tropic Thunder (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 08/12/2008
A group of self-absorbed actors set out to make the biggest war film ever. After ballooning costs (and the out of control egos of the pampered cast) threaten to shut down the movie, the frustrated director refuses to stop shooting, leading his cast deep into the jungles of Southeast Asia for "increased realism," where they inadvertently encounter real bad guys.
This Is The End

This Is The End (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 06/11/2013
Six friends are trapped in a house after a series of strange and catastrophic events devastate Los Angeles. As the world unravels outside, dwindling supplies and cabin fever threaten to tear apart the friendships inside. Eventually, they are forced to leave the house, facing their fate and the true meaning of friendship and redemption.
Blair Witch Project

The Blair Witch Project (1999)

Rated: R Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 07/13/1999
Three student documentary filmmakers venture into Maryland's Black Hills to discover the truth behind the myth of the Blair Witch -- and never return. The only trace of their disappearance comes one year later when their film footage, documenting their final terrifying days, is found.
Super 8

Super 8 (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 06/09/2011
In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth - something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined.
Ed Wood

Ed Wood (1994)

Rated: R Runtime: 127 minutes Release date: 09/27/1994
Ed Wood, the brains behind 1959's "Plan 9 From Outer Space" and 1953's "Glen or Glenda?" gathers together a group of strange friends to make movies so terrible they have become classics.
Congress

The Congress (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 07/02/2013
Robin Wright, a Hollywood actress who once held great promise ("The Princess Bride", "Forrest Gump"), receives an unexpected offer in mid-life: Mirramount Studios want to scan her entire being into their computers and purchase ownership of her image for an astronomical fee. This will allow the studio to make whatever films it wishes with the 3-D Robin, including all the blockbusters she chose not...

Night Will Fall (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/18/2014
On April 15, 1945, British troops liberated Bergen-Belsen concentration camp on the Lüneburg Heath. A camera crew documented shocking evidence of the crimes committed by the Nazi regime with images of piles of corpses and emaciated inmates. London-based producer Sidney Bernstein planned to use this material alongside other allied footage to make a film that would illustrate the scale of the...
Dir: André Singer
With: N/A
Los Angeles Plays Itself

Los Angeles Plays Itself (2004)

Rated: None Runtime: 61 minutes Release date: 07/27/2004
From its distinctive neighborhoods to its architectural homes, Los Angeles has been the backdrop to countless movies. Filmmaker Thom Andersen takes viewers on a whirlwind tour through the metropolis' real and cinematic history, investigating the myriad stories and legends that have come to define it, and meticulously, judiciously revealing the real city that lives beneath.
Dir: Thom Andersen
With: N/A
Sal

Sal (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
Almost two decades after being a 1950s teen idol and an Oscar nominee for his roles in "Rebel Without a Cause" and "Exodus," Sal Mineo is no longer a marquee sensation. But after years of public struggles with drugs and alcohol, he has become open about his homosexuality and is finding his way to becoming the actor and director he has always wanted to be. This film chronicles the final day of his...
Interior. Leather Bar.

Interior. Leather Bar. (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 60 minutes Release date: 01/01/2014
In order to avoid an X rating, 40 minutes of gay S&M footage was rumored to be cut and destroyed from the 1980 film, "Cruising." Inspired by the mythology of this controversial film, filmmakers James Franco and Travis Mathews collaborate to imagine their own lost footage. Amid the backdrop of a frenzied film set, actor Val Lauren reluctantly agrees to take the lead in the film. Val is repeatedly...
POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold

POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 04/21/2011
From the billboards in Times Square to the barren streets of São Paulo, documentarian Morgan Spurlock shines a light on the world of product placement, marketing and advertising through his new film, fully financed by the very product placement the movie explores on screen. Spurlock unmasks the marketing process, bringing audiences directly into the pitch meetings and marketing presentations...
Mains Libres

Les Mains Libres (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/15/2010
Centers on Barbara, a director who is working on a film written by and starring long-term prisoners. She visits the jail twice a week to carry out interviews that serve as the basis for her screenplay. But when she meets a prisoner named Michel, their passionate love affair will lead her to break the law.

How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (and Enjoy it) (2006)

Rated: None Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 01/19/2006
1971: Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song crashed the box office charts despite being an all-Black indie production before there was such a thing, became mandatory viewing for the Black Panthers, roiled nationwide controversy, and practically jump-started the whole Blaxploitation genre (even though the film itself was anything but). But its maker, Chicagoan Melvin Van Peebles, had already been an...
Burn, Hollywood, Burn

Burn, Hollywood, Burn (1998)

Rated: R Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 02/26/1998
A pseudo-documentary about a fictional British, first-time director named Alan Smithee who is hired to direct an action film starring Sylvester Stallone, Whoopi Goldberg and Jackie Chan. He hates the film, the budget has ballooned to a whopping $315 million, and he wants to have his name removed, but the Directors Guild mandates that the pseudonym in such a situation must be "Alan Smithee."
Junk

Junk (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 03/13/2014
Kaveh and Raul are two B-movie co-writers who have suffered a bitter falling out. Kaveh lost his girlfriend, and spends his days getting high in his apartment, while Raul is off studying at Columbia University. But when one of their films, Islama-rama 2, is accepted by a film festival, the two ex-friends are forced to tentatively re-connect in order to pitch their script to the mysterious producer...
Deal

The Deal (2007)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/29/2007
A down-and-out film producer agrees to make his nephew's film about 19th century English statesman, Benjamin Disraeli, but can only get financing if he casts a well-known action star. The production abruptly comes to a standstill when the lead actor is kidnapped from the film set. The producer, with help from with a struggling creative executive, comes up with plan to save the star and the movie...

Face (2009)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 141 minutes Release date: 04/29/2009
A Chinese director comes to the Louvre to shoot a film that turns on the Salome myth.