The underside of the Asian student high achievement syndrome is examined in "Better Luck Tomorrow," which uses crime film techniques to explore modern identity and cultural issues among some…
Markets & Festivals
A tongue-in-cheek horror movie that sponges up the influences of everything from "Repulsion" to "Frankenstein" to Dario Argento gorefests, debuting writer-director Lucky McKee's "May" concerns a…
As the snow begins to fall in Park City, the dealmaking continues to heat up. Sony Pictures Classics has coughed up roughly $2 million for English-language and Latin America rights to Todd Louiso's…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
"Nightline" anchor Ted Koppel has been tapped to receive the Chairman's Award at this year's National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab in Las Vegas, which begins next week.
The programming experts of the Katz Media Group have awarded only one "A" among new series in firstrun syndication for 2002: King World's "Dr. Phil."
He may not wish to do it again but it's clear, sitting with Vanity Fair editor-in-chief Graydon Carter in his spare yet spacious office on the 22nd floor of the Conde Nast building in Times Square…
Where once there were dot-com banners on Main Street, Winter Olympic construction sites now holds sway. Buyers looking for a potential crossover pic seemed to be searching in vain.
British helmer Martin Campbell ("Vertical Limit," "The Mask of Zorro," "GoldenEye") has pacted with production/management entity Catch 23 Entertainment to develop and helm a feature film remake of…
Madstone Theaters has tapped Tom Brueggemann senior VP of film buying while unveiling plans to open 15-20 cinemas around the country over the next year.
Produced under Showtime's "Original Picture for All Ages" programming umbrella, "Our America" is a fact-based drama that's ambitious and fairly hard-hitting by broadcast kidpic standards.
Second time out as an actress proves luckier than the first for Mariah Carey, downsizing from her disastrous debut headliner "Glitter" to a more modest co-starring role in "Wisegirls" with charm and…