"It's been percolating in Terry (Malick) a long time," producer Bill Pohlad says. "When we met 12 years ago, he told me the story. We stayed in touch and stayed good friends. And 4-5 years later, he…
Three helmers who made distinctive indie dramas demonstrate range and tenacity
Those who are not familiar with Tom Rothman, chairman and CEO of Fox Filmed Entertainment, the company behind "Avatar," "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" and "The X-Men" franchise, might be surprised…
Gotham honors put edgy indies alongside star-driven fare to raise pic profiles.
This year's documentary Oscar race just got bigger. With a rule change that allows films to qualify over a 16-month period (Sept. 1, 2010, to Dec. 31, 2011, instead of just September to August)…
As overseas humanism takes many forms, lighter-hearted entries could break through phalanx of earnest political pics.
High-profile thesps give niche pics a stronger chance in crowded distribution playing field
And the Academy Award for best picture goes to a "festival film."
Telltale titles spark interest among buyers, auds
Pics by Soderbergh, Malick and Zhang Yimou highlight newly diversified sales outfit FilmNation