Undaunted by a writers strike, an economic downturn and a slate of largely less-than-upbeat pic contenders, showbiz put on its best kudos face in February.
Tamil scribe S. Rangarajan died after a brief illness Feb. 27 in Chennai, India.
The very English rain cleared sufficiently Friday for those attending BAFTA/LA and the U.K. Film Council's champagne reception for Brit Oscar nominees.
For the movies that are nominated there are screenings galore, but for below-the-liners who are also in the running there are few places to exhibit their work.
OK, maybe this one can't be blamed on the writers strike: But the kudos count -- egads! -- has taken a hit this year.
Normally, the BAFTA/LA awards season tea party Saturday at the BevHills Hotel would be just one of several kudos bashes leading into the Golden Globes.
Hindi production-distribution house Rajshri is expanding the films it offers free online to Tamil pics beginning Monday, to tie in with the South Indian harvest festival.
The Palm Springs fest celebrated its 19th edition with a gala that included a tribute to founder Sonny Bono on Saturday, the 10th anniversary of his death. As the evening turned somber, presenter…
Film composer A.R. Rahman, who has provided the music for numerous Bollywood and Hollywood pics, including "Elizabeth: The Golden Age," has launched a school for musicians in his hometown of Chennai…
Bad weather didn't dampen spirits at the 19th edition of the Palm Springs Film Festival gala on Saturday.
G.P. Sippy, producer of Bollywood blockbuster "Sholay" (Flames), died Dec. 25 in Mumbai. He was 93.