In 2003, Doubleday published a new book by a fairly obscure thriller writer that took issue with some core Catholic beliefs. At the time, it was of little concern. An earlier work by the same author…
In May 1955, Nicky Blair, Hugh O'Brian, Jack Haley Jr. and Margaret Whiting, among others, got together to change the image of young Hollywood.
Gustin Nash's life seems to be governed by a series of decisions inspired by showbiz. " 'Pulp Fiction' was the movie that did it for me," says Nash. "By the time I walked out of the theater I had…
For an up-and-coming screenwriter, Jon Zack's load is heavy: an update on classic TV spoof series "Get Smart" for Mosaic Media and Warners; "Seniors," a comedy about a perpetual college student and…
When it comes to the world of international sales, nothing comes easy. "Go to Cannes and count the international sales companies: there are about 250 of them," says Katapult Film Sales topper Thomas…
Depending on how you look at it, 2004 represented a watershed year for the gay community. Every major entertainment company now has a division aimed at the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender (GLBT)…
The Conversations: In a year of war and red-state cultural mores, filmmakers and their creative counterparts meet to discuss the "bigger picture" as it relates to motion pictures.
There are lots of reasons for wanting to make a movie. In the case of Mike Traeger's "The Moguls," that reason was anger.
"The Passion of the Christ" and "Fahrenheit 9/11" were two of the most profitable films of the year. Along the way, these films' directors, Mel Gibson and Michael Moore, have been treated as both…
Michael Mann began "Collateral" with a directorial challenge. He wanted to know if it was possible to collapse an entire human life into a 10-hour narrative frame and them collapse that frame into a…