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Obamas’ Higher Ground Unveils Key Exec Team as Film/TV Co-Chief Steps Down

President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama’s Oscar-winning label Higher Ground has made additions to its executive team with key appointments across business development and audio along with film…

Obamas Readying Film and TV Event ‘Blackout’ for Netflix

The Obamas’ Higher Ground and Fatherhood producers Temple Hill are reteaming for a new project at Netflix. The companies are developing Blackout, a film and TV “event” that is being adapted…

Norbert Leo Butz Signs With APA (Exclusive)

The film, TV and Broadway star appears in NBC's 'Debris' series.

THR Awards Analyst Scott Feinberg’s Top 10 Films of 2011

Feinberg's personal favorites include a black-and-white silent, an old-school epic, an NC-17 character study, a Spanish-language thriller, and an unscripted love story.

5 of Hollywood’s Female Directors to Know

Vera Farmiga, Dee Rees and three other top women directing in the industry on why studios so often exclude women, the wider range of stories they love, and how it feels to find success.

New Movie Reviews: ‘Colombiana,’ ‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark,’ ‘Our Idiot Brother’ Hitting Theaters

What is THR's critical take on the new films hitting the cinemas Friday?

Higher Ground: Sundance Review

Vera Farmiga debuts as a director in this graceful story of a woman's quest to find her own identity and a spiritual sanctuary that will give her life hope and meaning.

SUNDANCE Q&A: John Hawkes Praises Vera Farmiga for Directing with ‘Grace and Skill’

Character actor talks about hitchhiking as he promotes "Higher Ground" and "Martha Marcy May Marlene."