The streaming service, called Hoodox, launched June 17. It’s run by an Indianapolis not-for-profit organization whose goal is to provide a platform for Indiana filmmakers to share their work.
IBJ Podcast: The ‘surreal’ story behind filming supernatural thriller in West Baden
Host Mason King talks with Cook Group President Pete Yonkman and Pigasus Pictures CEO Zack Spicer about making a movie at—and about—the West Baden Hotel and why Cook Group execs got involved.Read More
‘Everything’ movie score is multidimensional feat for new Indy resident
Ryan Lott and his Son Lux bandmates composed and recorded nearly two hours of original music for “Everything Everywhere All at Once.”Read More
1902 movie made in Indianapolis added to National Film Registry
When announcing this year’s class of films, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden said the presence of local Black residents—rarely seen in early films—factored in the movie’s selection for the registry.Read More
Vonnegut documentary wins two year-end awards from Indiana film critics
“Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time” was named 2021’s best documentary by the Indiana Film Journalists Association, which also gave the movie its Edward Johnson-Ott Hoosier Award.Read More
MGM’s library includes more than 4,000 movies, including “Silence of the Lambs” and “Thelma & Louise,” and 17,000 TV shows, such as reality TV staples “Shark Tank” and “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” Amazon also will get cable channel Epix out of the deal.
On Thursday, Disney announced it would soon bring back movies exclusively to theaters and is preparing to accommodate theme-park customers at pre-pandemic levels.
The Greenwood theater will be the first Regal location in the state to reopen, followed by other locations in weeks to come. Regal closed its theaters last year because of the pandemic.
AMC’s theater reopenings are part of the entertainment industry’s gradual road to recovery as states begin loosening restrictions and more people receive vaccinations.
Among the myriad release plan changes wrought by the pandemic, no studio has so fully embraced streaming as a lifeline.
Movie houses say that despite far from ideal circumstances, it’s time for new movies. Four months of near-zero revenue has brought the $50 billion annual business to its knees.
It’s no wonder “Palm Springs”—on Hulu—made such a splash at the Sundance Film Festival in January. It looks like a studio film, it’s fun and reminds you of the sun and warmth. Thankfully, it’s just as effective off the mountain.
What is so refreshing about “The King of Staten Island” is that there isn’t some big Hollywood arc to it.
The project will bring Hollywood pedigree—in the form of former “Andy Griffith” stars and their children—to central Indiana.
Gary Brackett talks with podcast host Mason King about the challenges of making a movie, why he thinks he has a good story to tell and why he’s not just funding the movie’s $2.2 million to $2.5 million budget.
The Indianapolis restaurateur, who owns the Stacked Pickle chain, has been working since 2017 to bring his story to the big screen; this month, he launched a crowdfunding campaign to help raise part of the cost.
With the release of the feature film “Dark Waters” on Tuesday, the law firm Taft Stettinius & Hollister, which has offices in Indianapolis and eight other cities, is about to get the kind of publicity that money can’t buy.
Rights to Dean’s likeness for the controversial film were acquired through Indianapolis-based marketing firm CMG Worldwide, which represents Dean’s family along with the intellectual property rights associated with many other deceased personalities.
Expected to reshape the entertainment landscape, the blockbuster deal puts famous properties including “Cinderella,” ”The Simpsons,” ”Star Wars,” the Pixar movies, the X-Men and the original Marvel cinematic universe all under one corporate roof.
Select the right films, and attending a film festival is a terrific opportunity to explore worlds of excellence and interest beyond the standard multiplex offerings.
The Battista family’s plan to redevelop a Prohibition-era church building on the east side into an independent cinema and eatery has changed dramatically. And so has the project’s price tag.
The e-commerce giant hopes to make another incursion into the physical world of the consumer experience by acquiring Landmark Theaters.