The real party at the Hollywood Awards on Monday may have been backstage at the BevHilton. Once again a heavy-hitter crowd turned out for the banquet, which closed the Hollywood Film Festival.
Omar Sharif, whose "Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran" will have an out-of-competition fest screening, will be honored with a career achievement kudo during the Venice Film Festival.
Prolific Italo producer Dino de Laurentiis will be honored at the Venice Film Festival with a career Golden Lion as part of a retrospective dedicated to eight moguls of the Italian film industry…
In the year since "Blue Planet" took home the Emmy for George Fenton's score, the BBC/Discovery Channel TV series has found a second life on the concert stage and, next year, a bigscreen incarnation.
Cannes closer "Mystic River" will not be screened at the Deauville or Edinburgh film festivals, despite earlier reports confirming its presence.
Selecting up-and-coming comics is serious business.
Scribes being feted at a Variety soiree Thursday night at Asia de Cuba momentarily struggled for something witty to say.
The 10th anni of AmFAR's Cannes fund-raiser started on a somber note with emotional words about AIDS from Elizabeth Taylor and ended on a high note as Elton John (on piano), Lionel Richie and Macy…
Rebecca Feiner's little pic almost caused an international incident, setting back Brit-Franco relations a bit.
Moving from the traditional market for Bollywood films, WEG India is in talks to sell "Jism" (literally "skin" in Hindi), to various Euro territories like France and Belgium.
As a result of an Italo-Indo co-production treaty, Mumbai producer-director Aditya Bhattacharya will helm a Hindi-Italian-lingo pic that has been greenlit by Instituto Luce, "Sandokan in Sicily,"…