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2010-01-08 14:08:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced that writer/directors Neil LaBute (The Shape of Things, Possession), John August (The Nines, writer Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), as well as New York Times Media Correspondent Michael Cieply will be moderators at the tenth annual Directors Close-Up, taking place February 3 - March 3, 2010 at The Landmark - West Los...

2006-03-12 11:46:34

By Ransdell Pierson NEW YORK (Reuters) - Find a movie director with a great script and "Batman" star Michael Keaton is willing to work for $100 a day. That is what Keaton, Robert Downey Jr. and Bebe Neuwirth were paid for the movie "Game 6," which opened on Friday in two Manhattan theaters and moves to the West Coast in coming weeks. Based on a screenplay by novelist Don DeLillo and directed by Michael Hoffman, it cost less than $1 million to film, even though it was shot in pricey...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.