Newport Beach Film Festival

Film festival winners

Film festival winners

Ballots from the 15th annual Newport Beach Film Festival have been turned in and accounted for.

Film festival concludes with Jon Favreau's 'Chef'

Film festival concludes with Jon Favreau's 'Chef'

Jon Favreau was right — it's an exceptionally bad idea to watch "Chef" on an empty stomach.

Festival's short films aren't short on creativity

Festival's short films aren't short on creativity

Charlie Anderson only smoked for two years, but when he made up his mind to quit, the habit was hard to shake. So he talked about his...

He's gay, he's a surfer - get over it

He's gay, he's a surfer - get over it

All it takes is one look at Thomas Castets for people to arrive at a conclusion — he must have a girlfriend.

Quiet Riot finds its voice

Quiet Riot finds its voice

While wading through his personal archive of film footage, Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali came upon a snippet of the band horsing...

Pilot Picks: Sunday

Other highlights Sunday at the Newport Beach Film Festival:

Relive a classic at Newport Beach Film Festival

Relive a classic at Newport Beach Film Festival

It's not every day that you get to write something like this, so let's just say it: "Mary Poppins" may be the most controversial movie at...

Director Greg MacGillivray thinks big

Director Greg MacGillivray thinks big

Greg MacGillivray doesn't mince words when it comes to the Newport Beach Film Festival.

Film Festival: 'Bulls' a tough one to tame

Film Festival: 'Bulls' a tough one to tame

Filming "Brahmin Bulls" was not a breeze.

'Lovesick' and starstruck at Newport Beach Film Festival

'Lovesick' and starstruck at Newport Beach Film Festival

For Charlie Darby, love is intimately linked with lunacy.

City Lights: 'Unforgiven' remake prompts revisit of the Eastwood version

City Lights: 'Unforgiven' remake prompts revisit of the Eastwood version

One of the things I pride myself on is having outgrown best-of lists. When I was a teenager and people asked me to name my favorite movie,...

A huge supporting cast

A huge supporting cast

Dennis Baker is inclined to associate with winners.

Apodaca: Young moviemakers showcased at Newport festival

Every year around this time the Newport Beach Film Festival brings together open-minded audiences eager for interesting new material with...

New and old combine at film festival

New and old combine at film festival

Fourteen years ago, a group of movie lovers banded together to organize the first Newport Beach Film Festival. For the opening-night...

Newport prepares for namesake film festival

Newport prepares for namesake film festival

However long other ticket buyers stand in line to see "Don't Quit: The Joe Roth Story," Mike White has waited longer.

Volunteers sought for Newport Beach Film Festival

Volunteers interested in helping with this year's Newport Beach Film Festival can attend orientation meetings over the next two weeks.

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