Screenwriter John Ridley immersed himself in the 1800s for "12 Years a Slave" and dove into the 1960s rock scene for Jimi Hendrix biopic "All Is by My Side" (pictured above), both playing in Toronto…
Coal Miners Daughter
Michael Douglas, Helen Mirren, Al Pacino. Steven Soderbergh, Jane Campion, David Mamet, Tom Stoppard. These aren't names normally associated with television, but all are Emmy nominees in the TV movie…
The Directors Guild of America has tapped secretary-treasurer Michael Apted and fifth VP Thomas Schlamme as co-chairs for its negotiating committee during the upcoming round of talks with feature and…
First Run Features has set a theatrical run for Michael Apted's "56 Up," the eighth of the "Up" series, starting with a Jan. 4 opening at New York's IFC Center.
Levon Helm, the founding drummer of the Band who became a creative force in roots music and cherished Americana icon as a solo performer, died today at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in…
Sue Dwiggins Worsley, a writer, production coordinator and production secretary, died at her home in Studio City, Calif., on Dec. 31. She was 97.
A fascinating story of drugs, cancer, bankruptcy, unpaid royalties and unresolved resentments.
Sissy Spacek faces down murderous drug dealers and races through the cornfields to protect her grandson in a heartstring-tugger about the importance of family.
Feature-length documentaries that premiere at arthouses are getting a fresh lease on life courtesy of Discovery Communications and producer-distributor Camera Planet.
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