Among the offerings at the Toronto film fest were Steven Soderbergh's Spanish-language "Che," as well as Brit helmer Danny Boyle's Mumbai-set "Slumdog Millionaire," in which Hindi is spoken for a…
The Rome Film Festival is going local, with romancer "L'Uomo che ama" (The Man Who Loves) opening its third edition Oct. 22.
Darren Aronofksy's drama "The Wrestler," starring Mickey Rourke as a washed out pro-wrestler in comeback mode -- both on and off the screen, it turns out -- has pinned down the Venice Film Festival's…
Italy's Medusa is a production/distribution/exhibition powerhouse that gives "vertical integration" special meaning, since it's also the sister company of Italo Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's…
Tom Cruise and United Artists have acquired rights to serial-killer thriller "The Monster of Florence," with Cruise attached to produce and possibly to star, according to Douglas Preston, author of…
"Machan," a Sri-Lanka-set caper marking the directorial debut of "The Full Monty" producer Uberto Pasolini, has won the Europa Cinemas Label prize as best pic in the Venice fest's Venice Days section.
Mexican helmer Carlos Armella's short "Tierra y pan" is the winner of the 65th Venice Film Festival's Corto Cortissimo prize for shorts.
The Iraq war dominated the day at the Venice Film Festival, where the world preem of Kathryn Bigelow's high-adrenaline bomb-squad actioner "The Hurt Locker" gave the Lido a jolt and emerged as the…
Jonathan Demme's dysfunctional family drama "Rachel Getting Married" lifted the Venice Film Festival out of its midpoint slumber, as the Lido heads toward what is expected to be a more satisfying…
The 65th Venice Film Festival looked to the future Tuesday with a high-caliber confab on 3-D cinema. Fest topper Marco Mueller has made clear he is eager to launch pics in the format from the Lido.