Scott Cooper's dark drama, which stars Christian Bale, Casey Affleck and Woody Harrelson, brought a bold and violent story to the Chinese Theatre
An AFI Fest tribute to director David O. Russell unveiled the first six minutes of his ‘70s-set awards hopeful
Unabashedly tear-jerking and proudly emotional, the Disney film about the making of "Mary Poppins" is a strong awards contender
Hollywood festival is long on major-studio awards contenders, but longer on international arthouse auteurs
Russell will talk about his directing career as well as his upcoming film, "American Hustle"
Hollywood festival also adds conversations and panels with Michael B. Jordan, Brie Larson, Dane DeHaan and Greta Gerwig
Final additions to Hollywood festival program also include new works from Drake Doremus, Kim Ki-duk and Jafar Panahi
Films by Spike Jonze, Ralph Fiennes, Stephen Frears, Asghar Farhadi and Errol Morris also join lineup
American Film Institute unveils New Auteurs section, shorts and juries for Hollywood festival
Christian Bale thriller, Ben Stiller adaptation and "Nebraska" screening/tribute join centerpiece gala selections
Hollywood festival will replace Bennett Miller's drama with a yet-to-be-determined film
French New Wave director chooses "After Hours," "A Woman Under the Influence," "The Marriage of Maria Braun" and "Picketpocket" to screen at Hollywood festival
Hollywood film festival also announces that iconic French New Wave director Agnes Varda will serve as Guest Artistic Director
By hiring Jon Fitzgerald, founder Carlos de Abreu is trying to raise the profile of his Hollywood Film Festival
American Film Institute's audience and jury awards went to 13 films
First half of AFI Fest brings the usual blend of arthouse cinema and Hollywood glitz; "Hitchcock," "Rise of the Guardians," "Silver Linings Playbook" draw kudos
Organizers of the AFI Fest 2012 are expecting more than 85,000 to come to Hollywood for free screenings -- but giving out tickets isn't always...
A dozen Oscar foreign-language submissions will screen at the AFI Fest in Hollywood, along with a number of 2012 Cannes titles, including "Reality," "The Hunt"...
AFI Fest announces slate of galas and special screenings, also including Dustin Hoffman's "Quartet" and the animated "Rise of the Guardians"
The AFI Fest's guest artistic director, Academy Award winning director and screenwriter Bernardo Bertolucci, chooses four films for a special sidebar
Historical drama starring Daniel-Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln will premiere on Nov. 8, the closing night of the festival
Kirsten and Clint and Leo walked the red carpets, but the real VIPs at the AFI Fest were Bela Tarr, the Dardennes, Wim Wenders
Steven Spielberg's motion-capture extravaganza divides viewers, proves more exhausting than exhilarating
Sexually-explicit film could help revive the shunned rating, John Fithian says
Director and stars bring big, old-fashioned biopic to AFI Fest and LACMA
Film will have North American premiere on Nov. 10 -- two weeks after opening in Europe
Spanish director picks four films with connections to his own work, including "Eyes Without a Face" and "The Killers"
"This Is Not a Film," "Alps," "A Separation" and "Once Upon a Time in Anatolia" added to lineup for Hollywood-based festival
J. Edgar Hoover biopic is one of the presumed Oscar contenders missing at Venice, Telluride and Toronto
Oscar-winning Spanish provocateur will screen "Laws of Desire," program sidebar of his favorite films