A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. The Wolverine Distributor: 20th Century Fox The Marvel team has recast…
The organizers of San Diego’s Comic-Con never intended for Hollywood to steal the spotlight of its annual fanfest for all-things genre related, but it’s clear the studios and TV networks with their…
Eugenio Mira's "Grand Piano," a piano concert-set psychological thriller starring Elijah Wood and John Cusack, will open the 46th Sitges Intl. Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, Europe's biggest…
Indies excited by alternative distribution plans while financiers jumping on bandwagon
MPI Pictures has acquired all U.S. rights to "Therese Desqueyroux," the final film of French director Claude Miller and the closing night film at Cannes this year.
Genre stalwarts Derek Mears ("Friday the 13th"), Caroline Williams ("The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2"), Sean Whalen ("The People Under the Stairs"), Diane Goldner ("The Collector") and "The FP"…
As buyers descend on Cannes, the number of distributors playing in the multiplatform field of date-and-date releases -- and compressed windows in general -- is growing.
Fantastic Films and MPI Media Group along with the Irish Film Board have come onboard horror comedy "Stitches," directed by Conor McMahon.
After serving as a cameraman on Adam Green's "Hatchet" and its sequel, BJ McDonnell has been tapped to direct "Hatchet 3."
MPI Media Group, L.A.-based XYZ Films and Pellicola of Amsterdam have entered into a co-production deal for helmer-scribe Richard Raaphorst's "Frankenstein's Army."
MPI Media Group has picked up U.S. rights to Rhys Ifans comedy-drama "Mr. Nice" here at the Sundance Film Festival.