With Disney and Paramount having opted out of the international acquisition biz, and Fox and Sony focusing in some territories on select titles only, Warner Bros., a constant supporter of local film…
An economic crisis spurs co-productions and shared resources
MTV has canceled "Hard Times of RJ Berger" after two seasons.
Incentives remain a crucial part of the soft money needed to finance a project -- though making the most of those funds has become a lot more challenging in the last few years.
Uses a crass come-on to sell an otherwise fairly conventional dramedy.
Pearl's staging of Charles Dickens' "Hard Times" can't cram the book's scope into three-plus hours.
With five of the season's Broadway productions having stumbled on their way into Gotham, people in the legit world have the faltering U.S. economy increasingly on their minds.
Economists are citing some dire portents of a recession these days, but they've missed one indicator I find especially disturbing: The porn business has suddenly gone flaccid.
Much of Michael Mabbott's overextended mockumentary has the insular feel of something made for a small group of people. But "The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico" also boasts some modestly…
The idea that newspapers don't accept advertising for NC-17 films has been a myth for a while now, yet not all papers' decency standards are equal, as demonstrated by the New York and Los Angeles…
Host: Russell Baker. Charles Dickens' most serious social protest novel has been left on the shelf by dramatists. Now Peter Barnes' script, which he directed, leaves plenty of the characters, the…