Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Fox Searchlight

Wednesday, Apr. 5, 2017

There are several positive factors in the mixed equation that is "Gifted," starring Chris Evans and the appealing 10-year-old Mckenna Grace: A brilliant and precocious yet sweetly empathetic young girl. A devoted and decidedly hunky father figure. And then there's math itself, presented not as a...

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016

"The Birth of a Nation " has had more expectations placed on it than any movie could reasonably bear.

When the film about Nat Turner and his 1831 slave rebellion premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, it was held up, unfairly or not, as everyone's great hope to save us from another year...

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

A year ago, first-time director Nate Parker was still struggling get together the $10 million he needed to make his passion project, a film that tells the story of slave rebellion leader Nat Turner.

On Tuesday, a day after the film debuted at the...

Tuesday, Jul. 7, 2015

Your summer interns have only just arrived - and, as you may have heard, the law governing classification of interns has changed. On July 2nd, the federal appeals court issued its long-awaited...

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015

The U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in New York last Thursday (7/2) vacated a 2013 ruling by a federal judge, thus giving new life to the legal viability of unpaid internships in the media/entertainment industry. Over the past couple of years, these internships...

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

The tale of a loner who befriends a fellow high school student with leukemia has become the breakout hit of the Sundance Film Festival.

Fox Searchlight bought "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" after its well-received premiere Sunday for a reported $12...

Thursday, May. 1, 2014

British director Amma Asante knows how hard it is to get a costume drama off the ground — especially when it stars a black female newcomer and is directed by a black female with only one previous film to her credit.

But for the 18th century-set "...