By Matt Grobar EXCLUSIVE: Freestyle Digital Media has acquired U.S. rights to Titus Heckel crime thriller Chained, along with global rights to Paula Rhodes’ drama Delicate State. The digital film distribution division of Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group/Entertainment Studios will release the former title across internet, cable and satellite platforms...

By Matt Grobar [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzg1g2Q6NnA[/embed] EXCLUSIVE: Freestyle Digital Media has acquired U.S. rights to Kyle Thomas’ drama Range Roads, along with North American rights to Dylan Reid’s semi-autobiographical film, By the Grace of…The digital film distribution division of Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group/Entertainment Studios will release the former title written and directed...

By Matt Grobar EXCLUSIVE: Freestyle Digital Media has acquired North American VOD rights to Slater Brothers Entertainment’s horror-thriller, The Darker The Lake, with plans to release it across internet, cable, and satellite platforms on March 1, 2022. The Australian AFM entry directed by Lok Kwan Woo tells the story of what happens when strange, supernatural...

NEWS PROVIDED BY Balboni Communications Group LLC Mary Pickford Theater in Cathedral City, California to Host Red Carpet Sneak Screening of Locally Produced Feature Film with a Live Performance by The Platters® OUT OF NOWHERESVILLE, an independent feature film by Writer/Director Kevin McVey will make its theatrical debut showcasing...

By Michael Talbot-Haynes Some stoners like their butterflies to have death heads, so if spooky is your smoking jazz, then get on the groovy ghoulie train that is co-writers/co-directors Matthew Diebler and Jacob Gillman’s psychedelic haunter The Invisible Mother. Your eyes will eat up the trippy visuals...

The film, which explores race relations and gender equality, will be available to rent and own on North American digital platforms on Oct. 5 By TheGrio Staff Freestyle Digital Media is continuing to dominate the film industry with the acquisition of Because of Charley, a dramatic comedy starring John...

By James Desborough New documentary, Lost Airmen of Buchenwald, tells the disturbing story of the 168 airmen that were sent to a Nazi concentration camp during WWII - not a camp for prisoners of war The allied troops were captured in 1940 after being betrayed by...

Actors Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen join TODAY to talk about executive producing the movie musical “Best Summer Ever,” which features a cast of actors and dancers with and without disabilities. Click here to view the segment from TODAY...

By Antonio Ferme The opening musical number in “Best Summer Ever” ends with a kiss between protagonists Sage (Shannon DeVido) and Tony (Rickey Wilson Jr.), who fall in love at a sleepaway dance camp in Vermont. Executive producer Will Halby said he shared a realization with his crew...

A largely disabled cast leads this charming teen musical. By Calum Marsh NYT Critic's Pick “Best Summer Ever” is a high school musical. It isn’t “High School Musical” — it’s better. Tender and exuberant, it includes set pieces modeled on “Footloose” and “Grease,” and feels closer to those...

By David Oliver Imagine a world where people with disabilities didn't have to talk about their disabilities. A world where they're just people. That's the big takeaway from "Best Summer Ever," (available now on DVD and on-demand) a musical rom-com in the same vein as "Grease," "High School Musical" and "Footloose" that features...

"Best Summer Ever" isn't the best movie ever, but what it does is continue to show that disability can be fun, unique, and enticing without being dour. By Kristen Lopez Though “Crip Camp” didn’t end up going home with the Oscar on Sunday evening, it’s done plenty...