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  • Chinn Cousins Launch Shingle for Fact-Based Projects

    Few producers have a better record producing feature documentaries than Simon Chinn, who won Oscars, Baftas and just about every other award going for "Man on Wire" and "Searching for Sugar Man." But theatrical docs are a niche market, as Chinn admits....
  • Alibaba Invests $50 Million in TV-Remote App Startup Peel

    The concept of using a mobile app to control your TV is still going strong: Silicon Valley startup Peel announced that Chinese e-commerce and media colossus Alibaba Group has invested an additional $50 million the company. Peel, which launched its TV-...
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal says she had to grow up for 'The Honorable Woman'

    Maggie Gyllenhaal says she had to grow up for 'The Honorable Woman'
    In "The Honorable Woman," an eight-part miniseries airing on SundanceTV, Maggie Gyllenhaal stars as Baroness Nessa Stein, a British Israeli heiress whose life is inextricably bound up in one of humanity's most enduring conflicts. As a child, Nessa...
  • French TV Dramas Gain Popularity Around the World

    In the global game of TV program distribution, France is a rising player. The land where only a few years ago U.S. series monopolized the primetime airwaves is now becoming one of Europe's top creators of international drama skeins. Not long ago...
  • When Josh and Benny Safdie Met Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne

    From the brothers Warner to the brothers Weinstein, the movie business has long been a fraternal affair, though sibling director teams (Coen, Hughes, Wachowski) are a relatively new concept, and one that always inspired a raft of predictable questions:...
  • Netflix Acquires 'Honorable Woman' Miniseries for U.S. from BBC Worldwide

    Netflix has picked up U.S. rights to Middle East political thriller "The Honorable Woman," starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, via a pact with BBC Worldwide. Written, directed and produced by Hugo Blick ("The Shadow Line"), the eight-part minseries focuses on...
  • Women's Filmmakers Initiative Provides Clear Pictures of Hollywood Gender Disparity

    Preparing to speak at the Women in Film's annual fundraiser and awards gala 2½ years ago, WIF president Cathy Schulman realized she was tired of having to beat the same drum yet again. "If I stood up one more time and quoted flat-lined statistics...
  • Three Game-Changing Female Producers Make Sure Passion-Driven Films Hit the Screen

    Perhaps the least interesting thing about Megan Ellison, Gigi Pritzker and Molly Smith is that these game-changing film financiers happen to be the scions of three of America's wealthiest families -- a status that's more Trivial Pursuit factoid than it is...
  • Reykjavik Report: Watching International Pics Under 'Interstellar' Conditions

    Until such time as someone establishes a chance to watch movies on the moon, the Reykjavik Intl. Film Festival looks to be the next best thing. Though the Icelandic capital boasts all the amenities of a modern European city, the surrounding countryside --...
  • Tom Cruise in 'Edge of Tomorrow' takes on past, future

     Tom Cruise in 'Edge of Tomorrow' takes on past, future
    Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow Warner Bros., $28.98; Blu-ray, $44.95 Available on VOD Tuesday After underperforming at the box office, this sharp sci-fi action picture has been renamed "Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow" (awkward, but still...
  • Con Cantinflas y Bolívar, Latinoamérica le coquetea al Oscar

    Con Cantinflas y Bolívar, Latinoamérica le coquetea al Oscar
    BOGOTÁ — Doce películas latinoamericanas, que en su mayoría retratan una visión dramática y real de la región e inmortalizan en la gran pantalla las vidas de personajes icónicos como Simón Bolívar y Cantinflas, compiten este año por una...