There were plenty of creative-rights issues in the last round of Writers Guild of America contract negotiations, but probably none more intractable than the "film by" credit.
After keeping Hollywood on red alert over fear of a devastating 2001 strike, the town's writers have resumed their typical low profile.
As home entertainment continues to tighten its grip on all facets of the movie industry, New York production and financing shingle Hart Sharp, producer of Golden Globes picture nominee "Nicholas…
The most pleasantly surprising thing about the 1971 screenplay roster is how not bad it is. Some films were overlooked that have proved more durable than the anointed ones, but that's only to be…
Thomas Schadt's "Berlin Symphony" is a 75-years-later "answer" to Walther Ruttmann's historic 1927 documentary of the same name -- cinema's first/best "city symphony" poem. Suitable for avant-garde…
A cheerfully silly ode to larger-than-life femininity, entertainment attorney-cum-camp-auteur William Winckler's "The Double-D Avenger" reunites three of Russ Meyer's original bodacious starlets -…
This year, the Sundance Film Festival's biggest players can be found on the small screen. HBO produced two Sundance features, while Showtime Networks produced five and the Independent Channel has a…
Val Kilmer and Joe Mantegna have joined the cast of the romantic drama "Stateside," from writer-director Reverge Anselmo.
Dimension Films has optioned the rights to "Goodbye to Romance," an article by writer David Benioff about the trade in Russian mail-order brides.
Alan Cumming will take pen to paper again, adapting his first novel, "Tommy's Tale," for fledgling indie shingle Bar Code Prods.
In his first project deal since signing an overall Paramount producing pact, Lorenzo di Bonaventura will team with Hyde Park's Ashok Amritraj and Jon Jashni to produce "The Next Soldier," a…