Movie News & Reviews

Movie News & Reviews

Get intensely local at Sacramento International Film Festival

The Sacramento International Film Festival features two movies with local ties – “Not Your Year,” a romantic comedy starring several Sacramento actors, and “Mighty Ruthie,” a documentary about Sacramento Monarchs star Ruthie Bolton and the domestic abuse she suffered – along with a showcase of the work of filmmakers around the region. After a gala to kick off the festival at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 22, it continues through Sunday, April 30, at several venues in Sacramento. For times and venues, check the festival website, californiafilm.net. $12-$50 for single movies or events; $150 for an all-event pass.

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Dodd to leave movie industry lobbying group

LOS ANGELES – Christopher Dodd will step down as chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America after six years as the head of the lobbying arm of major Hollywood studios, according to two people familiar with the situation who were not authorized to comment.

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Summer movie highlights

Ready, set, go! The summer movie season gets underway May 5 with "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" and continues through August with plenty of noise, swagger and CGI–and, quite possibly, some interesting movies along the way. Here are some highlights of the summer slate, broken into three helpful categories; note that release dates are tentative and as changeable as Captain Jack Sparrow's accent.

Videos

Movie trailer: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" arrives in your galaxy December 15, 2017.
Movie trailer: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' 2:13

Movie trailer: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

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Watch the new 'Baywatch' trailer

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ will have Disney’s first ever gay character

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Part One, Dixon movie studio deal: Is it real?