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2014-02-24 08:24:24

Vesta Talent Agency, owned by Jane Schulman, has announced that their clients have landed roles in film productions directed by the Coen brothers, Robert Zemeckis, Martin Scorsese and many others including film roles opposite Al Pacino, Matt Damon, Vince Vaughn, etc. The talent agency has also had many clients earn recurring roles on popular television productions. MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Vesta Talent Agency's clients have worked in all aspects...

2011-05-24 07:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bowling, nihilists, a stolen rug and the occasional acid flashback have never been funnier when one of the most popular cult classics in history, The Big Lebowski Limited Edition, debuts on Blu-ray(TM) August 16, 2011 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. From the Oscar®-winning Coen Brothers (True Grit, Fargo) and starring Academy Award® winner Jeff Bridges (True Grit, Crazy Heart), this...

2010-03-06 01:05:00

LOS ANGELES, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, handed out top honors to Precious and Crazy Heart at this evening's 25th Spirit Awards. (500) Days of Summer, Anvil! The Story of Anvil, An Education, Humpday, The Messenger, and A Serious Man also received awards at the milestone ceremony, held at LA Live's event deck in downtown Los Angeles and broadcast live and uncut on IFC....

2010-01-07 07:30:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: Loaded with originality and dark humor, A Serious Man is the new comedy from the brilliant minds of the Coen brothers, the Academy Award®-winning filmmakers responsible for The Big Lebowski, Fargo, No Country for Old Men and Burn After Reading. Praised as "Seriously awesome!" by Michael Hogan of Vanity Fair, this film imaginatively explores questions of faith, familial responsibility, delinquent behavior and...

2009-12-01 10:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced nominations this morning for the 25th Film Independent Spirit Awards. Nominees for Best Feature include (500) Days Of Summer, Amreeka, Precious, Sin Nombre and The Last Station. Taraji P. Henson and Matt Dillon also announced finalists for the Acura Someone to Watch Award, the Truer Than Fiction Award, and the Piaget Producers...

2009-09-11 14:12:17

Two of the organizers of a Minneapolis convention celebrating 1998 film The Big Lebowski said the event is also about bowling and friendship. Andy Sturdevant and Josh Doheny, both of Minneapolis, said the eighth Lebowski Fest, an annual event making its first stop in the hometown of filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen, features a screening of the film Friday night at First Avenue nightclub and a bowling party Saturday at Memory Lanes, the St. Paul (Minn.) Pioneer-Press reported Friday. The...

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