In March, the Jameson Dublin Intl. Film Festival attracted a huge crowd -- 20,000 admissions. Organizers were understandably ecstatic, they had put together the festival in little more than three…
If Edinburgh is the aristocrat, Glasgow is the working-class hero. While Glasgow is the center of Scotland's film and TV industry, Edinburgh is its major tourism draw and the site of its only major…
For a fortnight, the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival becomes the biggest style showcase outside the Paris catwalks, and the organizers of the gala screenings at the Palais have standards that…
"Bowling for Columbine" may be a blockbuster in the indie world, but many documakers still struggle on the fringe, trying to bring their socially proactive films to as many people as their meager…
In 2001, local indie distribs in major Euro territories thought they were facing disaster. And in the case of Germany, several factors combined to force a sector shakeup.
In January, a ground-breaking film festival unspooled, highlighting the edgiest, most controversial independent films around. And it took place in Turkey.
A little mouse got an elephant-sized party Sunday as Sony Pictures took over two theaters in Westwood plus a whole block to usher in "Stuart Little 2."
In a move sure to irritate the French, who take their elections and politics as seriously as their cuisine and culture, schlockmeister extraordinaire Troma Films has formed a political faction…
The lesson learned from the fable of the tortoise and the hare is not lost on Gareth Wigan, the erudite vice chairman of Columbia Tri-Star Motion Picture Group.
An epic tale of colonial India stuffed with song-and-dance numbers -- de rigueur in Bollywood films -- "Lagaan" has turned into an unlikely blockbuster for distrib Sony Entertainment Television…
Jonathan Katz is back on TV, but in the form of Bob Saget, who does his best to channel Katz's sublime comic persona. Saget's Matt Stewart, like the title character in "Dr. Katz, Professional…
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