As overseas humanism takes many forms, lighter-hearted entries could break through phalanx of earnest political pics.
High-profile thesps give niche pics a stronger chance in crowded distribution playing field
And the Academy Award for best picture goes to a "festival film."
Telltale titles spark interest among buyers, auds
Pics by Soderbergh, Malick and Zhang Yimou highlight newly diversified sales outfit FilmNation
In Sanskrit, Annapurna is the Hindu mother goddess, the source of all food; in Hollywood, the name evokes much-needed financial nourishment supplied to the industry by producer-financier Megan…
Universal's domestic distribution honcho jumpstarts summer at 'Furious' pace.
Producer helps keep Woody Allen's films running like clockwork and within budget
The police thriller "Rampart" -- premiering today in Toronto as one of the fest's hottest sale items -- is a study in contrasts: Not just in its stark high-contrast cinematography, but in the…
"Texas Killing Fields," which premieres in Venice today, is no ordinary police procedural.
Young filmmakers' punk rock approach to cinema