Returning to the Palms, LVFF 2018 offers talked-about indie films shorts programs, animation, student films, parties and more.

The Las Vegas Film Festival comes back strong

May 31st, 2018

Returning to the Palms, LVFF 2018 offers talked-about indie films shorts programs, animation, student films, parties and more.

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story opens Valleywide on May 25.

  • Movie screens are becoming more like TVs, and robots will serve you frozen yogurt.

  • From Avengers: Infinity War to Incredibles 2, we’ve got you covered during the big screen’s hottest season.

  • “After Rogue One, I have tremendous faith in Disney’s ability to make a prequel story compelling.”

  • A chunk of Donna Tartt’s 2013 best-selling novel The Goldfinch was set in Las Vegas. Now, the book is being turned into a Warner Bros. ...

  • This year’s Nevada Women’s Film Festival feted talented women both in front of and behind the camera.

  • A new season of Las Vegas’ own hit reality show will premiere at 9 p.m. March 30.

  • “I don’t think the church is going to excommunicate me, because that would be a PR nightmare.”

  • The film finds him purchasing a home in Gary, Indiana, that is the site of an alleged demon infestation.

  • Most of the movie’s cast is local, and veteran character actor Lorenzo Lamas plays a military general.

  • The people in charge are using their power for good.

  • “Every little kid wants to be a superhero, and my dream is to see superheroes that represent all.”

  • “There’s a lot of things that you can draw from the experience of just those quiet nights alone with your kid.”

  • T, Tonya, Call Me by Your Name and more.

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  • Nightlife

    It’s still one of our favorite Strip hideaways, and those floor-to-ceiling windows remain the stars.

  • A&E

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  • Features

    Spend enough time on the streets today, and you’ll see some of the most impressive cars prowling in any city.

  • Sports

    Nate Schmidt, Shea Theodore, Alex Tuch should all be with the team through at least the 2024-25 season.

  • News

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  • A&E

    I Love the’90s: The Vegas Show is being billed as the first hip-hop residency on the Strip.

  • A&E

    The 2018 edition is already topping years past with new viral menu items and more to keep the crowds moving.

  • A&E

    One-fourth of 98 Degrees, singer Jeff Timmons, has lived in Las Vegas for almost seven years.

  • A&E

    “I went through 15 cervical spinal surgeries at the height of my music career, and then came back seven years later on American Idol.”

  • Taste

    It’s a pressed and toasted hoagie bun filled with cut noodles, meat sauce, mozzarella cheese and a scattering of parsley.

  • Taste

    The “street fries” are a buffet-in-a-box, especially the savory “mess” variety, covered in smoked brisket chili, cheese, green onions and bacon.

  • A&E

    Chinese food, Mexican food and some stuff in between.

  • A&E

    The spot offers an elevated food and beverage menu, plus dining tables on some nights.

  • News

    Made from the same cannabis sativa plant as many marijuana products, industrial hemp has myriad uses beyond oral consumption.

  • Stage

    The dancer, singer, burlesque performer and former Jubilee! showgirl has worked toward becoming a top-tier entertainer since she was a little kid.

  • A&E

    “I think this has been one of the worst years for club music I’ve experienced.”

  • Noise

    “We’re here to support gay, straight, blue, green—it doesn’t matter what color you are. Music is music, people are people.”

  • A&E

    When you’re in Las Vegas, a special mindset presents itself. It might be a result of all that electrical power coming out of the Hoover ...

  • Nightlife

    Marshmello’s back at XS.

  • A&E

    Scheduled to appear are teacher/author Ruby Cooper; “disease detective” Vikram Krishnasamy; journalist/artist Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika; and professional skeptic Teller.