Cross Creek Pictures has optioned the movie rights to Robert Wittman’s 2010 memoir “Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World’s Stolen Treasures.” Wittman joined the FBI in 1988 and gained…
Social activist Grace Lee Boggs is the sort of feisty, irresistible camera subject that will lend this lively and intelligent documentary a decent fest profile.
Comedian Carol Burnett has been selected by Washington, D.C.’s Kennedy Center to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Award will be presented Oct. 20 at a kudofest to be…
A brisk, eye-opening documentary about the Nixon White House as seen from the inside, this triumph of editing is composed of homemovies shot by the president's staff, accompanied by later TV…
An English-lingo art world thriller with shades of "Hugo" should be a creatively winning combination for Giuseppe Tornatore's sumptuous "The Best Offer," yet beneath the varnish lies a work crying…
A cute idea gets uneven treatment in Jason Cortlund and Julia Halperin's amusingly titled debut, "Now, Forager: A Film About Love and Fungi."
Last year, Lauryn Kahn was making her living as an assistant to multi-hyphenate Adam McKay of Gary Sanchez Prods., a shingle he co-owns with Will Ferrell. Last month, Kahn sold her comedy spec "He's…
Graham King is developing a feature version of "Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures," the just-published memoir by Robert K. Wittman.
A treasure trove of Hollywood history has found a new home.
A gold digger on the French Riviera unexpectedly meets her match in a mild-mannered bartender in "Priceless." Bittersweet comedy's perfectly chosen multigenerational cast ably demonstrates that if…
Justin Berfield's film production shingle, J2 Pictures, and TV writer Eunetta Boone are developing a feature about 75-year-old international jewel thief Doris Payne, who spent more than five decades…