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    Film Review: ‘Being Frank’ Shows Jim Gaffigan in a Whole New Light

    Lies cause pain. They’re also nearly always discovered. In film, lies are sources of either comedy or drama, depending on the story being told. In “Being Frank,” not only is a lie used to both comedic and dramatic effect, but it’s also equally effective in doing so. Armed with a quietly evocative 1990’s setting, strong […] More

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    WATCH: Jason Clarke is Ted Kennedy in ‘Chappaquiddick’ Trailer

    John Curran’s (“Tracks”) latest project brings up a 1969 tragedy that left one woman dead and Ted Kennedy on the brink of political banishment. “Chappaquiddick,” which stars Jason Clarke (“Everest”) as the late senator, sheds new light on the night Kennedy drove off a bridge into the waters off Chappaquiddick Island. While Kennedy managed to […] More

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    TIFF 2017: Byron Allen Closes $20 Million Deal For John Curran’s ‘Chappaquiddick’

    Byron Allen continues his winning streak at 2017’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), closing a deal for the North American rights to John Curran’s “Chappaquiddick.” The biopic is a dramatic retelling of the night Ted Kennedy drove his car off a bridge, which killed passenger Mary Jo Kopechne, and didn’t report the accident to police for […] More