On the eve of the Toronto Intl. Film Festilval, Alcon Entertainment and “Prisoners” director Denis Villeneuve have closed a two-year overall deal. The deal calls covers Villeneuve’s writing and…
Can A Song Save Your Life?
While the Chinese film industry is booming at home, with production volume, cinema numbers and theatrical box office all racing ahead, film exports are going almost nowhere. Official figures are…
Bill Condon's biopic thriller "The Fifth Estate," starring Benedict Cumberbatch as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, will open the Toronto Intl. Film Festival on Sept. 5. "Information is the most…
Consciously evoking the structure and iconography of MGM's classic "The Wizard of Oz" without attempting to rival its impact, "Oz the Great and Powerful" can be enjoyed, up to a point, on its own…
Warner Bros. is showing its faith in Will Beall, as the "Gangster Squad" scribe has signed a blind two script deal with the studio.
Goldsmith and Levin work in tandem at Lionsgate, where they played big roles in its acquisition of Summit Entertainment in January and also lined up an $800 million revolving credit facility in…
There's something indescribably creepy about watching teenage girls at father-daughter purity balls pledge to marry men just like Daddy, which is why Mirjam von Arx's scrupulously respectful stance…
Dustin Guy Defa's "Bad Fever" takes mumblecore to its reductio ad absurdum, featuring a hero whose utterances border on the unintelligible.
Human greed, selfishness and conniving are lampooned in Animal Farm with the pigs behaving in a pig-like manner and the head pig, named Napoleon, corrupting and perverting an honest revolt against…