Friday May 31
Sight and Sound
Film of the week: The Comedian
It is a truth universally acknowledged that funnymen are crying inside. The cinematic archetype of stand-up as sad-sack will probably always be Rupert Pupkin, the dangerously deluded aspiring comic played by Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese's The King of Comedy .
Cannes: 'Smart' Money Coming Back Into the Market
That was one of the takeaways from a panel on film finance, moderated by The Hollywood Reporter' s Pamela McClintock on Monday at the American Pavilion.
Scorsese to bring Vinny Paz story to the big screen
Chad Verdi's East Greenwich office is filled with boxing memorabilia. The producer says he went into the movie business to tell the story of his long time friend, Rhode Island boxing legend, Vinny Paz.