Wednesday, October 18, 2017

News

  • Women Directors Dominate AFI Fest's New Auteurs Lineup

    • Monday, Oct. 16, 2017

    The American Film Institute (AFI) announced the films that will be featured in the New Auteurs and American Independents sections at AFI Fest 2017.

    Highlighting first- and second-time...

  • Subscriber Base, Debt Growing At Netflix

    • Monday, Oct. 16, 2017

    Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the world's biggest video subscription service....

    • Monday, October 16, 2017 - 5:30pm
    In an unprecedented move, the Producers Guild of America has voted unanimously to institute termination proceedings for Harvey Weinstein on disciplinary grounds. The PGA's National Board of Directors and Officers said Monday that Weinstein has an...
    • Monday, October 16, 2017 - 3:15pm
    Vision Films has acquired Off The Menu for worldwide sales, the all-new foodies’ romantic comedy starring Dania Ramirez ( Once Upon a Time, Premium Rush ), Santino Fontana ( Frozen ), Makenzie Moss ( Steve Jobs ), Maria Conchita Alonso ( The Running...
  • The Weinstein Co. May Be On The Sales Block

    • Monday, Oct. 16, 2017

    The Weinstein Co., besieged by sexual harassment allegations against its namesake and co-founder, may be putting itself up for sale.

    The company said Monday that it will receive an...

  • Will Weinstein's Downfall Yield Real Change In Hollywood?

    • Monday, Oct. 16, 2017

    "That's how it works," actress and director Sarah Polley recalls Harvey Weinstein saying to her years ago in his office. If she agreed to a "very close relationship" with him she could go on to be...

    • Monday, October 16, 2017 - 1:45am
    The need-to-know policy for the "Game of Thrones" cast is going to extreme lengths during filming of the series' final season. When it comes to keeping scripts under wraps, producers are taking no chances, according to Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who...
  • "Happy Death Day" Continues Successful Horror Run At Box Office

    • Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017

    The box office might be struggling this year, but the horror genre is alive and well.

    This weekend the "Groundhog Day"-like horror pic "Happy Death Day" scored a first-place finish,...

  • Zvyagintsev's "Loveless" Named Best Picture At London Film Fest

    • Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017

    Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev's "Loveless," a piercing drama about a divorcing couple whose son disappears, won the best picture prize at the London Film Festival on Saturday.

    The...

  • Motion Picture Academy Expels Harvey Weinstein

    • Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017

    In a move virtually unprecedented, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was revoked Saturday by its board.

    The decision was...