Universal Pictures vice chairman and COO Rick Finkelstein has died, the studio confirmed on Wednesday. He was 64. The longtime executive, who had overseen the worldwide home entertainment and…
When Angels Sing
The Polish cinema scene is one of the most vibrant in the world, but you'd be forgiven for not knowing that because it's also strangely insular. "You might say that the blessing and the curse of a…
Singer-actress Deanna Durbin, who was the highest-paid female star in Hollywood in 1947 but quit the biz the following year at the age of 26, has died, her fan club announced Tuesday. No date or…
Never underestimate the power of a good-bad musical, which can make consenting adults yearn to be dancing queens and adolescent witches and, in the case of "Kinky Boots," drag queens in…
Aimed squarely at auds seeking family-friendly, holiday-themed entertainment, "When Angels Sing" is an innocuously pleasant trifle that likely would be more at home in the Hallmark Movie Channel…
Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Greg “Freddy” Camalier’s documentary “Muscle Shoals.” The movie, centered on the Muscle Shoals recording studio in Alabama, debuted at Sundance and is…
For years, Texas films were the last thing people wanted to see at South by Southwest, to the extent that local directors begged fest programmers not to put them in the Lone Star section.
Tugg, a do-it-yourself releasing platform, has announced that fans and filmmakers have screened 180 different films in over 300 different cities in the the year since it launched.
South by Southwest has unveiled nine films for its Midnighters section including Rob Zombie's "Lords of Salem" along with more than 100 short films for its 20th edition, starting March 8.
South by Southwest has unveiled its competition linueps as part of announcing 110 features that will screen during the 20th version of the nine-day festival in Austin -- including 68 films from…
Composer Alan Silvestri faced a monumental challenge when director Robert Zemeckis asked for "a classic Christmas song" at the end of his 3D re-imagining of "A Christmas Carol."
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