Former SAC Capital Advisors LP fund manager Mathew Martoma is seeking a lenient prison term for his insider-trading conviction, saying the narrow scope of his unlawful trades warrants a lighter penalty when he is sentenced next month.
More local governments from New York to California are considering plans to seize mortgages to protect their housing markets against homeowners abandoning properties with values below what they owe.
Life spectacularly overtook art at the Cannes Film Festival yesterday, as the director of an erotic thriller starring Nicole Kidman confessed that the movie was, in some ways, his own story.
“The Paperboy” is a thriller full of characters so oversize that it seems, at first, to be joking. Then comes darkness.
Hollywood might someday design a sleek, prestige biopic worthy of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.
The New York Film Festival turns 50 this year with a bounty of films (33 on the main slate, plus sidebars, tribute evenings and midnight movies) that really may be something to celebrate.
“Think Like a Man” finished atop the movie rankings in the U.S. and Canada for a second weekend, collecting $17.6 million in receipts for Sony Corp.