How the music uncorked the full artistic potential of William Friedkin’s “To live and die in L.A.”

Counterfeit world, real-life emotions

The eighties were a fruitful time for the fusion of films and pop music. Never was there a time when the pop charts and the weekly box-office complimented one another as often as they did then. It got to the point where a film’s popularity would sometimes depend on the success of its soundtrack. Eighties-era MTV was a willing participant in the crossover promotion of big Hollywood films, as a hit ... more >


INDIE OUTFIT ORCHARD FILM GROUP, producer of “Meeting Gorbachev” and “Halston,” renamed 1091

1091 was chosen as a nod to history

Los Angeles, Calif. – The company formerly known as The Orchard Film Group has officially launched today as 1091, a new global commercial distribution platform company for independent film and television content creators. The new company will invest in technology, new delivery options and business intelligence that will offer superior levels of transparency for its clients. The announcement was ... more >