Break Out the Popcorn: Features to Watch at Annecy 2022

Ah, feature films, feature films… for those many animators dissatisfied with the beauty, richness, and challenge of the short form, who instead crave the attention and acceptance accorded “real” filmmakers. The insecurity of that ancient entertainer was mixed with a deep-seated need to be loved and admired by as many people as possible, no matter …

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HEAT 4K Release Details | Seat42F

Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino and Michael Mann will reunite at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival for the first public premiere of the 4K Ultra HD remake of Mann’s 1995 classic, Heat. The film’s stars, along with writer-director Michael Mann and producer Art Linson, will attend the screening on June 17, followed by an on-stage conversation …

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SFO Museum showing Pride-themed short films

The museum at San Francisco International Airport shows several Pride-themed short films throughout June, and passengers can view them while waiting for their flights or watch some of them online. “Join us in celebrating Pride Month in SFO,” read a description on the SFO Museum’s website. Movies are 20 minutes or less, and the website …

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Walmart legacy agrees to buy Denver Broncos

Billionaire Rob Walton, heir to the Walmart retail fortune, has agreed to buy the Denver Broncos American football franchise for a reported $4.6 billion. The US National Football League franchise confirmed the acquisition deal Tuesday in a statement posted on its website, saying the three-time Super Bowl winner will change hands for the first time …

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17 Films and VR Pieces to Anticipate at the 2022 Tribeca Festival

Beauty The Tribeca Festival kicks off today, remaining in its pandemic-motivated June slot while embracing in-person screenings and events. The Godfather, accompanied by a discussion with Al Pacino, is the big retrospective, and among the celebrity-driven live talks is the sold-out conversation between director Mike Mills and Taylor Swift. As usual, for our recommendation list …

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