French director and noted film critic Eric Rohmer died Monday in Paris after being hospitalized for the past week.
Despite the record sums the box office has tallied in the past year, Hollywood films, for the most part, actually drew their largest audiences decades ago.
The Palm Springs Film Festival has added an Australian Film day, highlighting the work of three new Aussie directors: Glendyn Ivin, thesp Rachel Ward and Warwick Thornton.
Sundance has added world premieres of films by fest vets Lisa Cholodenko, Gurinder Chadha and Galt Niederhoffer.
Screenwriter Dan O'Bannon was inspired by everything from comicbooks to B movies when he co-wrote the script for the influential 1979 sci-fi pic "Alien." O'Bannon, who also wrote "Total Recall," died…
Studio exec and international distribution pioneer Norbert Auerbach died Dec. 12 in Prague after a brief illness. He was 87.
Actor Dan Barton died Sunday, December 13, in Sherman Oaks, California, at the age of 88.
Actor, writer, director and producer Paul Naschy died Tuesday of cancer in Madrid. He was 75.
Among the overlooked titles are "Capitalism: A Love Story" and "Anvil! The Story of Anvil."
Yoko Minamida, a major star in the 1950s and 1960s who later developed a thriving second career in TV, died in Tokyo on Oct. 21. She was 76. The cause of death was subarachnoid hemorrhage.
The unexpected success of microbudget horror pic "Paranormal Activity" has inspired many comparisons to "The Blair Witch Project."