Both a ravishing period romancer and sophisticated narrative puzzle, every frame of Joe Wright's "Atonement" breathes Oscar.
With "Zodiac," David Fincher, the director of stylish genre pics ("Seven," "Panic Room"), becomes David Fincher, the master craftsman.
Despite its bold impressionistic storytelling, painter-turned-director Julian Schnabel's third feature "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" fits squarely into an Oscar tradition: the tale of one man's…
There's only one thing for certain when it comes to Oscar's foreign-language race: Someone is going to be disappointed. Whether it's distributors whose films are rejected because of various Academy…
Most indie companies emerged unscathed from the big mortgage credit crunch of 2007, but several other factors are impacting independent film financing, from increased competition to prestrike panic.
With the recent departure of longtime executive director Denise Kassell and artistic director Rajendra Roy, the Hamptons Intl. Film Festival is, in many ways, starting anew.
After peaking in late 2005 with "The World's Fastest Indian" ($5.1 million), the theatrical distribution arm of 2929 Entertainment has had a modest year.
After becoming part of David Bergstein's media empire last October (along with Capitol Films), ThinkFilm ramped up in 2007, but the box office bonanza of that expansion has yet to fully take shape.
Operating largely under the radar (company's highest grosser to date is 2004 foreign-language Oscar winner "Nowhere in Africa"), long-standing Gotham-based boutique distributor accomplishes a lot…
Hedge funds aren't just for the majors anymore. While the first round of big fund players -- Dune, Virtual, Legendary, Gun Hill -- focused on studio slates and would-be blockbusters, investors have a…