While making "Footnote" (He'arat Shulayim), the story of family antagonism in the world of Talmudic study at Jerusalem's Hebrew U., Israeli helmer Joseph Cedar found himself obsessed with minutiae…
Can a family film win a screenplay Oscar? That depends on how you define a family film.
In 2006, when Pixar and Disney merged, the first thing "Toy Story 3" helmer Lee Unkrich did was scrap Disney's in-the-works version of "TS3."
The 23rd Israel Film Festival hits Los Angeles this year with an extra reason to celebrate: Israel's 60th birthday. In honor of six decades of Israeli statehood, the fest is unspooling a…
Menahem Golan is often called the founding father of Israeli cinema. With his cousin Yoram Globus, Golan ran Cannon Films and produced a string of fan-fave pics featuring such stars as Sylvester…
Father-and-son duo Carl and Rob Reiner have forged a transgenerational brand that has reached all the way to the Holy Land. Carl became a household name for his TV work, including "The Dick Van Dyke…
This summer the studios are promising some sophisticated humor. Technologically sophisticated, that is.
LeAnn Rimes will host the third season of "Nashville Star," USA's talent search skein for country music. Rimes succeeds "Access Hollywood's" Nancy O'Dell.
The Angelus Awards has announced the winners of its ninth annual student film fest, honoring films portraying the complexity of the human condition. Among the winners is Alexandra Kerry who received…
Arpa may be Armenian for "life-giving water source," but at the 2004 Arpa Intl. Film Festival awards banquet Oct. 10 at the Sheraton Universal, it was the wine and champagne that flowed readily.
The mood was anything but somber at the Oct. 13 Westwood bow of Lions Gate's black comedy "Eulogy." Post-unspooling, revelers tromped across the street to Palomino restaurant, where pic's Kelly…