Ever since Sally Kirkland landed an actress Oscar nom for 1987 micro-indie "Anna" by throwing a few parties for her actor friends and by taking out some "for your consideration" ads, it is widely…
"Welcome to digital," wrote producer Frank Marshall in a morning-after email following Thursday night's aborted unveiling of "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button."
Days before its Nov. 18 world premiere, Baz Luhrmann's "Australia" was still an unknown quantity, a period romance shepherded by a director known for his visual flair, a lengthy wait between passion…
San Francisco film historian David Thomson has added yet another tome to his groaning board of must-own film books. Old-fashioned in its tree-destroying simplicity, "Have You Seen … ?" is 1,000…
By any measure, "Twilight" seems an unlikely candidate for a blockbuster. Produced by Summit Entertainment for $37 million with no name stars, the film is a B-movie of indefinable genre, part horror…
Sony Pictures Entertainment and Paramount Pictures are in talks to co-finance "Tintin," Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson's digital 3-D pic based on the Belgian "Tintin" comics.
Big-budget studio pics are great ... for other filmmakers. Danny Boyle thrives when things are lean and focused. His latest film, "Slumdog Millionaire," is a darling of the fall fest circuit, an…
Mike Nichols is set to direct a remake of Akira Kurosawa's "High and Low" for Miramax Films.
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Fox Searchlight went from zero to 100 when it took on the release of Danny Boyle's rags-to-riches romance "Slumdog Millionaire." The specialty label acquired the pic just before its launch at…
The Weinstein Co. is betting big on Kevin Smith's "Zack and Miri Make a Porno," putting a hefty $30 million P&A spend behind the R-rated comedy. But that "Porno" bit in the title is causing some…