If comedy is tragedy plus time, to borrow a Woody Allen evergreen, there's something moderately gutsy about lampooning present-day bigotry toward Muslims within a sitcom.
Markets & Festivals
Like a true movie junkie, Richard Pena can tick off the great double features he saw as a child as if the movies were still showing downtown. In New York of the 1960s, a time when arthouse and…
Somebody's always got a complaint with the New York Film Festival selection. Sometimes it's a member of the New York Film Festival selection committee.
When indie filmmakers Meira Blaustein and Laurent Rejto launched the Woodstock Film Festival in 2000, they welcomed 2,500 attendees. This year they expect 15,000 at the eighth annual event.
Growing up in Phoenix, Netflix's chief content officer, Ted Sarandos, this year's Woodstock Film Fest Trailblazer recipient, felt cheated when it came to arthouse fare.
With the recent departure of longtime executive director Denise Kassell and artistic director Rajendra Roy, the Hamptons Intl. Film Festival is, in many ways, starting anew.
"Last year, when 'Prairie Home Companion' was at the festival, Robert Altman came out. And as it turned out, it's sadly bittersweet, because he soon after passed away. It was a very memorable moment…
After a handful of high-profile newcomers failed to excite auds much, NBC's new take on "Bionic Woman" busted out Wednesday, opening with the net's best premiere numbers on the night in eight years.
Ang Lee's "Lust, Caution" got off to a racy start at the Hong Kong and Taiwanese box offices.
The European Film Academy has shortlisted four pics helmed by up-and-coming directors for its Discovery Award.
Alliance Films has snapped up U.K. and Canadian rights to Anonymous Content's $8 million Brit gangster pic "44 Inch Chest."
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