Acquisition execs swear every year they're not going to get suckered into the high-stakes card game Sundance has become.
New Line can't wait for next Friday. The mini-major's riding its strongest B.O. horse since last summer's "Austin Powers" sequel, as the low-budget pic "Next Friday" scored a resounding win for the…
In a season in which heavy hitters like "The Phantom Menace," "Stuart Little," "The Matrix" and "The Mummy" demand attention for their high-tech style, the Visual Effects Branch of the Academy has…
One of the more anticipated docs to unspool at Sundance will be Barbara Kopple's long-awaited "My Generation," a behind-the-scenes chronicle of the Woodstock '94 fest that also juxtaposes footage…
A landmark year for the way animated features looked, 1999 was also memorable for the way pics such as "Iron Giant," "Princess Mononoke" and "Toy Story 2" sounded.
Touchstone Pictures has grabbed screenwriter Gary Scott Thompson's "88 Minutes," a suspense-thriller pitch for low-six against mid-six figures.
For the first time since the 1986 debut of the federal Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, a pic aimed squarely at black auds is dominating the extended frame. New Line's hip-hop-heavy sequel "Next…
Producer Ed Pressman has signed Brit director Simon Hunter to a two-pic deal, starting with the $30 million sci-fi thriller "Mutant Chronicles."
They came for a cashier's check, and at the least they received a reality check.
In a unique arrangement reminiscent of 1920s-'40s moviemaking when stables of writers toiled in on-lot bungalows, the Walt Disney Co. has inked exclusive one-year pacts with Ron Anderson, Chad…