Magnolia Pictures has acquired North American rights to Steve Coogan’s comedy “Alan Partridge.” The film opened in the U.K. on Aug. 7, leading the box office in its opening weekend, and will have its…
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa
"Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa," a bigscreen version of a British comedy favorite, broke a lot of showbiz rules on the way to its Aug. 7 bow in the U.K.
Last week offered some big plot twists in the ongoing saga of Silvio Berlusconi, who was sentenced to jail just a few days after sealing an important and strategic deal for his Italian pay-TV service.
One of Steve Coogan's finest comic creations makes an effortless transition to the bigscreen.
Sony Pictures Classics will handle the worldwide release Alex Gibney's Lance Armstrong documentary “The Armstrong Lie,” chronicling the cyclist’s fall from hero status. The film is produced by…
“G.B.F.” broke both stereotypes and theater capacities at Outfest’s maxed out Closing Night Gala at Hollywood’s John Anson Ford Theater on July 21. Even a little unseasonable Los Angeles sprinkling…
Inside these two overblown tentpoles are smaller, funnier movies struggling to get out.
Warner Bros. and The Weinstein Co. have gone to the mat over “The Butler,” which stars Forest Whitaker as the African-American servant who worked in the White House during eight presidencies. The…
Frank Vincent’s self-help tome “A Guy’s Guide to Being A Man’s Man” is heading for the big screen as a comedy via Benderspink. Vincent’s book, co-written with Steven Prigge, was published by Berkley…
Innocuous at least, amiable at best, director/co-writer David Andalman's microbudget debut feature promises a comedic exploration of racial mimicry and settles for a half-hearted high-school love…