What do Wim Wenders, Barbet Schroeder, Peter Greenaway, Spike Lee, Pedro Almodovar, Steven Spielberg, Wong Kar-wai, Christopher Nolan, Darren Aronofsky, Ramin Bahrani and Kelly Reichardt have in…
The remake rights for foreign-language pics have always been a hot commodity -- "Let Me In," remade from Swedish hit "Let the Right One In," is the latest high-profile example.
How does an Oscar for foreign-language film impact the career of the pic's director?
Imagine your favorite literary character gets (re)made into a movie and you get to help make it. Yeah, like that would happen. Except for Adam Cozad, it kind of did. The writer's spec script "Moscow"…
So two guys room together in college, bond over Monty Python and the Coen Brothers and end up as writing partners whose first script sale grosses over $45 million in its first weekend of release.
Slamdance's founding philosophy was that the festival selections would be programmed largely by filmmakers and always by committee.
The term "renaissance man" seems tailor-made for Melvin Van Peebles, an artist who, in his 76 years, has achieved and created more than pretty much anyone you can name.
Lynette Howell, a British theater world product, and Doug Dey, a Gotham businessman/patron of the arts, arrived on the film scene with a splash when the first two films they were involved with -…
GEOFFREY GILMORE Fest Director A 16-year Sundance vet, Gilmore came to the fest from the UCLA Film Archives. Since 2002, he has been sole director of thefestival and, short of Redford, his is its…