GM's arthouse division rewrote the rules for theatrical documentary releases with the $21.5 million gross of "Bowling for Columbine," Michael Moore's Oscar-winning look at gun control and violence in…
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Reality vet Bruce Nash is preparing to make a splash in the scripted world. Nash is developing an hourlong drama/reality hybrid at the Peacock, while also setting up scripted projects at MTV and FX
Call them movie orphans. A number of films continue to get shelved, abandoned or dumped by some of the larger indie distributors.
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$37.1M Sony / Columbia -63.56%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$968,406 Cumulative:$58.9M Fox -77.28%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$733,441 Cumulative:$18.0M Focus -84.99%
They are the maestros of micros. This year, Magnolia's "Capturing the Friedmans," ThinkFilms' "Spellbound" and Zeitgeist's "Nowhere in Africa" all surpassed expectations.
Having long established its appetite for edgy, offbeat indie fare, Lions Gate is still left chasing its tail to repeat the success it had with "Monster's Ball."
Fox Searchlight has acquired distribbing rights to ContentFilm's "Never Die Alone," an urban actioner starring rapper DMX and thesp David Arquette.
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The weathered Waverly Theater, shuttered for two years, stands just a few doors south of a string of seedy shops on Sixth Avenue and Third Street. Letters on the marquee read "Closed for Renovation,"…
Pedro Almodovar His Hollywood reps at CAA must be grinding their teeth. Spain's — no, make that the world's — most commercially successful arthouse filmmaker seems less inclined than ever to depart…
It's business as usual for Sony Pictures Classics, perhaps the most consistent of the major indie players in terms of its auteur-driven taste and marketing strategies.