In the late '80s, the market for spec screenplays went through the roof, and agents developed a system for funneling the demand into ever-higher paydays for the writer.
One state, various islands, five film commissioners. For newcomers to Hawaii production, it can be a tad confusing to sort out where and how to best do business. On the opposite side, state filming…
Haleakala, Maui's famous volcano, may be long dormant, but there's a new force of nature at work on the landscape of the Valley Isle.
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Screen scribes are enjoying an increasing presence in bookstores, where scripts published as slim trade paperbacks appear simultaneous with a movie's release.
Cold Mountain: The Journey From Book to Film." "The Making of 'Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.' " "In America: A Portrait of the Film." "The Art of 'Finding Nemo.' "
One of the most talked-about transformations of the year is in "Monster," in which Charlize Theron gives an eerily convincing performance as Aileen Wournos, the hard-living Florida prostitute and…
A family in which the mother (Patricia Clarkson) is dying of cancer embarks on a Thanksgiving journey from the suburbs to the N.Y. tenement apartment of ne'er-do-well daughter April (Katie Holmes)…
A highly principled night clerk (Chiwetel Ejiofor) at a posh London hotel, who in his native Nigeria was a doctor, gets drawn into a scheme to extract organs from desperate immigrants in exchange for…
A wounded soldier (Jude Law) deserts the Confederate army and struggles homeward across a ravaged land to keep his promise to return to the love he left behind (Nicole Kidman).
One can hardly think of Anthony Minghella without a book nearby, and perhaps that's why people think of him for bigscreen adaptations.