In 1949, when “The Big Knife” was first done on Broadway, Clifford Odets’ disenchanted Hollywood matinee idol Charlie Castle must have seemed like a tragic hero, a gifted talent and an essentially…
Julia Dyer's '70s-set "The Playroom" examines a day in the life of the rapidly disintegrating Caldwell family, backgrounding the messed-up adults (John Hawkes, Molly Parker) and foregrounding four…
Freestyle Digital Media has acquired DVD and VOD rights to Jonathan Segal's drama "Norman" with plans for a May 7 release.
A look at select titles garnering buzz at Tribeca
As a platform for discovery, Tribeca has featured it share of breakout statements, such as Dylan Kidd's "Roger Dodger" in 2002, and artists taking unprecedented risks, such as Felicity Huffman in…
Former New Line exec and producer Bill Straus has launched New York-based domestic sales banner BGP and will handle "The Playroom," which premieres at Tribeca.
World preem features -- including the narrative pic written by and starring Chris Colfer of "Glee" and a new doc from Morgan Spurlock -- are among the more than 40 movies joining the Tribeca Film…
If the Audi Pre-Golden Globes party is any indicator, folks will be dancing on the ceiling after the awards telecast (especially if DJ Michelle Pesce spins). On Sunday night, "Glee" faves Chord…
Molly Parker and John Hawkes ("Winter's Bone") have been signed to star in indie drama "The Playroom," written by Gretchen Dyer and directed by her sister Julia Dyer.
Though the movie is more grownup than its predecessors, the Lincoln Center premiere of Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" was all about the kids.
Patricia Neal, the Oscar-winning star of "Hud" whose own life was sadder and more dramatic than most of her onscreen work, died of lung cancer Sunday in Edgartown, Mass. She was 84.