In this never-before published letter given to Variety, author J.D. Salinger tries to explain his conflicted feelings about Hollywood.
The Catcher in the Rye
Harvey Weinstein is delving into J.D. Salinger, partnering with Shane Salerno on developing a feature film adaptation of Salerno’s documentary about the author. The film will be focused on Salinger's…
At Tuesday’s Museum of Modern Art "Salinger" screening Harvey Weinstein gave a shout-out to his most honored guest Elie Weisel as he introduced the documentary's determined writer-director-producer…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
There are a few genuine gems buried within Shane Salerno's broad-yet-shallow documentary about J.D. Salinger.
The Weinstein Company is launching a don't-spoil-the-surprise campaign surrounding its upcoming release of its upcoming J.D. Salinger documentary "Salinger."
Music Box has acquired U.S. rights to German art-house hit “Oh Boy,” which is being handled in international markets by Beta Cinema. Jan Ole Gerster’s Berlin-set slacker dramedy has been one of the…
Hollywood and L.A. literati are joining forces May 5 to shine a spotlight on censorship, as nonprofit PEN Center USA gears up for its Forbidden Fruit: Readings From Banned Works of Literature…
Southern goth-chic gets a swoony supernatural makeover in "Beautiful Creatures," a teen franchise-starter that suggests what "Twilight" might have looked like with a reasonable budget, a competent…
Had the exceedingly violent and mischief-minded "Crave" taken itself a bit more seriously, it might have been a dangerous thing -- a kind of "Catcher in the Rye" for unstable film nerds, a…
Berry Meyerowitz's Phase 4 Films has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to Andrew Edison's raunchy teen comedy "Bindlestiffs" and will release the pic through its new "Kevin Smith's SModcast Pictures…
Slamdance, launched 18 years ago as an alternative to Sundance, has unveiled its competition lineup with 10 narrative films and eight documentaries -- including 13 world premieres.