Artisan may not like "Brooklyn Babylon," and the producers of the pic may have wanted a bit more controversy to give it heat, but the hip-hop love story ultimately opened the seventh annual Slamdance…
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Manhattan Pictures Intl. has optioned the action comedy "Marcus Timberwolf" and signed Danny Aiello and Lori Singer to star, with plans for a late spring start. No director is attached to the film…
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American, Australian and New Zealand rights to Mark and Michael Polish's "Jackpot," currently in post. SPC released the Polish brothers' directorial debut…
Creating a counterpart to the Hollywood Stock Exchange -- one in which players use real money -- Civilian Pictures toppers Peter McDonnell and Barry Poltermann are launching Civilian Capital at the…
"Gladiator"and "The West Wing" topped the dramatic sections as best picture and best television series for the 58th annual Golden Globe awards held Sunday night. On the funny side, "Almost Famous"…
It's hard to imagine sadder or more infuriating social conditions than those exposed in tyro documaker Edet Belzberg's astonishing "Children Underground." This verite look at desperately homeless…
VISIT NATPE 2001Glitz, gab and gobs of shows -- that's what awaits 20,000 TV execs heading to Las Vegas for the latest edition of NATPE, which unspools Monday through Thursday.
Open parking spaces and late-afternoon arrivals testified to the Sundance Film Festival's gentle start Thursday.
Can an ornery, mostly paralyzed diabetic regain his self-respect by paying for sex? This and other rarely asked questions are addressed with just the right dose of sensitivity and humor in "National…