Screen Media Films has acquired U.S. rights to Todd Sklar's comedy "Awful Nice," which premiered in March at South by Southwest.
KARLOVY VARY, Czech Rep. — Iranian helmer Jafar Panahi, who is under house arrest and waiting to start a six-year prison sentence, made a surprise appearance via Skype at the Karlovy Vary Film…
In a town where lying is art form, Paul Feig is a fervent believer in honesty.
Class conflict is slyly dissected in "The Owners," a compact Argentinean comedy-drama that reps the feature debut of writing-helming duo Agustin Toscano and Ezequiel Radusky, known mostly for their…
This elegant, geographically vivid pic is considerably leaner than its melodramatic premise might suggest, though wan characterization makes it less immediately engaging than "A Screaming Man."
After J.J. Abrams was unable to find a way to have William Shatner make an appearance in his rebooted “Star Trek” franchise, is there a possibility he reprises his role as Captain Kirk in the next…
As with all such carte-blanche extravaganzas (increasingly rare in this cautious Hollywood age), it exudes an undeniable fascination — at least for a while.
Known for its big-budget tentpoles, Legendary Pictures is now ready to try its hand at lower budget fare, setting up the thriller “As Above, So Below.” John and Drew Dowdle will co-write the pic with…
In "Awful Nice," the (nearly) lost art of physical comedy makes a roaring resurgence, courtesy of two belligerent brothers who tussle their way through their father's funeral, argue all the way to…
Austin, Texas — In future years, the industry will look back at 2013 as a game-changer for South by Southwest (SXSW). After gradually improving its standing over the two previous decades with such…
Austin — As "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" opens South by Southwest Friday with a comic flourish, hundreds of bizzers — including the fest's largest-ever buyer contingent — begin the real SXSW…