Guest blog: How did we allow runaway production to soar to such levels that film companies like the legendary VFX house Rhythm & Hues would...
- By Chris Willman on November 16, 2012 @ 3:23 pm
Tenements and a rigid class system replace beautiful scenery in Switzerland's Oscar entry, Ursula Meier's "Sister"
- By Todd Cunningham on July 15, 2012 @ 1:24 pm
Documentary "The Imposter," "Farewell My Queen," "Easy Money" and "Trishna" open impressively.
- By Steve Pond on June 26, 2012 @ 6:54 pm
"Beasts of the Southern Wild" may be one of the year's most exciting and singular movie experiences, but Benh Zeitlin's film faces real challenges at...
- By Todd Cunningham on May 28, 2012 @ 11:07 am
Wes Anderson's tale of tween love "Moonrise Kingdom" rings up $669K from four N.Y. and L.A. theaters for Focus Features
- By Steve Pond on March 29, 2012 @ 6:22 pm
Woody Allen’s out. Terrence Malick’s a mystery, but Brad Pitt, Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart star in likely Cannes entries
- By Steve Pond on January 8, 2012 @ 1:52 am
The awards gala is all glitz and glamour, but it honors daring films like “The Artist,” “The Tree of Life” and “Young Adult”
- By Steve Pond on November 30, 2011 @ 1:10 pm
Festival will present 110 films, drawn from more than 4,000 submissions
- By Steve Pond on August 17, 2011 @ 3:02 pm
Sony Classics is re-expanding distribution for Allen’s top-grossing film as it nears the $50 million mark
Annual Oscar-qualifying showcase to screen in Los Angeles and New York in August and September
- By Leah Rozen on April 23, 2011 @ 12:44 pm
A new film chronicles how the 44-year-old comedian and actor was elected mayor of the Nordic nation’s capital
- By Steve Pond on April 1, 2011 @ 7:28 pm
Tom McCarthy's critical favorite is already a quiet indie hit — but can it find that elusive mainstream audience?
Of the top 50 grossing indie films, 37 were English language
If we are systematically providing low-income children with a sub-par education, how can we expect to break the cycle of poverty?
- By Jeff Steele on December 19, 2010 @ 11:50 am
The new tax bill, extending Section 181 Federal Film Tax Credit, is great news for independent filmmakers
Despite the inherent tragedy of the story we were telling, we hoped We hoped our portrayal could reflect our own positive perception of the country...
- By Steve Pond on September 23, 2010 @ 6:04 pm
While Hernandez works to revive Film Comment in new job, indieWIRE expected to hire new talent and restructure
- By Steve Pond on July 2, 2010 @ 12:17 pm
Producer Yeldham: “There’s very little support here for literary, mature, sophisticated material for sentient grownup beings”
The company is still looking for acquisitions, even as it cuts staff by 55 percent to lessen its overgrown expenses
“The film business remains the virtually exclusive domain of the privileged”