Benderspink has acquired film rights to "The Straw Men," a crime thriller by Brit author Michael Marshall Smith, along with rights to the comic adaptation by Zenescope Comics head Joe Brusha.
Brazilian film "Alice's House" (A Casa de Alice) scooped the top prize at the second running of the Kuala Lumpur Int'l Film Festival (Nov 26-29.)
The specialty box office is thankful indeed after a lengthy and troubling downturn.
The silly, slaphappy 2007 tuner "Xanadu" is a delicious dessert inspired by a sour stew, the 1980 stinkeroo of the same name. Disco-era jukebox of Jeff Lynne/John Farrar/Electric Light Orchestra…
SAG's strike threat has kicked off a heated holiday-season spin battle between the guild and the majors -- with each side blaming the other for being greedy during the nation's financial crisis.