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    Box Office: "The Fighter" Packs Powerful Punch; "Black Swan" Continues To Soar

    Completing a mighty hat trick of weekends at the limited release box office, David O. Russell's "The Fighter" scored huge numbers in its debut weekend. Based on estimates provided by Rentrak earlier today, the Paramount-released boxing biopic - which stars Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams an...

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    Friday Box Office: "The Fighter" Aims For "King's Speech"'s Record; "Swan" Keeps Soaring

    In what looks to complete a mighty hat trick of weekends at the limited release box office, David O. Russell's "The Fighter" scored huge numbers on Friday night. Based on estimates, the Paramount-released boxing biopic - which stars Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Melissa Leo - grossed ...

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    The Weekly Crop: "Blue Valentine"'s Victory, "Social Network" Continues to Climb, and Slamdance!

    It's that time of the year again. The past week at indieWIRE has been dominated by awards chatter.

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    LAT: Universal in talks to sell Focus Features to Gores brothers

    Universal Pictures is in talks to sell its specialty film label Focus Features to investor brothers Alec and Tom Gores, according to people familiar with the matter. The discussions, which are still in early stages, calls into question whether the film studio will hold onto its independent film divi...

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    Harris Named Editor-in-Chief at indieWIRE

    Veteran film journalist Dana Harris has been named as indieWIRE's new editor-in-chief. Harris has worked for the last decade at Variety, where she most recently served as editor, strategic projects. She replaces Eugene Hernandez, who left the position in late October nearly 15 years after he co-foun...

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    "Life" Gets Park City Centerpiece; Nine Set for Sundance Film Festival USA

    Nine features have been selected to take part in this year's Sundance Film Festival USA program, Sundance Institute said Wednesday. The titles from this year's Sundance Film Festival lineup will screen in theaters in nine different cities, which is designed to introduce the festival experience to f...

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    Sundance's "Hobo with a Shotgun" Picked Up by Magnet Releasing

    Jason Eisener's "Hobo with a Shotgun" is making its way to U.S. theaters. The film was picked up by Magnet Releasing, the genre arm of Magnolia Pictures, ahead of its world premiere at next year's Sundance Film Festival. "Hobo with a Shotgun" will first appear in the festival's Park City at Midnight...

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    Report: MPAA Overturns NC-17 Rating For "Blue Valentine" In Unanimous Decision

    The controversial "NC-17" rating that the MPAA gave Derek Cianfrance's Ryan Gosling-Michelle Williams anti-romance "Blue Valentine" was overturned today, according to Deadline's Mike Fleming.

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    Karel Och On Top at Karlovy Vary

    The Karlovy Vary Film Festival (KVIFF) has appointed longtime KVIFF programmer Karel Och as the new Artistic Director of the event. Current head of programming Eva Zaoralova will meanwhile remain closely involved with KVIFF by becoming the festival's Artistic Consultant.

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    Award-Heavy Global Lens 2011 Lineup

    Nine award-winning narrative feature films from Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, China, Georgia, India, Iran, Kyrgyzstan and Uruguay will headline the Global Lens 2011 series, put on by the Global Film Initiative. The festival, now in its eighth year, runs January 13 - 28 at the Museum of Mode...

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