Fresh from releasing Mounir El Motassadeq, the only person convicted for involvement in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Teuton legal system now is concentrating on important matters -- like…
Auds these days seem to have an insatiable appetite for blood. With Mel Gibson's gory epic pulling in hundreds of millions worldwide and zombiefest "Dawn of the Dead" topping the B.O., brutality is…
Private web Sat.1 has let "The Elephant" out: a primetime detective drama that follows widowed cop Matthias Steiner, toplined by Thomas Sarbacher, as he channels his grief-fueled energy and…
In town to promote "The Last Samurai," Tom Cruise told the assembled hacks, "I love Berlin. This is a great city and I'd love to make a movie here. I'm looking for a script."
Since 1997, German media funds have raised some $8 billion. Hollywood got the loot, the Teutonic tax office didn't. Finally wising up, the government amended the law Jan. 1. "It's now much harder for…
Laughing in the face of Germany's twin whammy of falling admissions and a sizzling summer, Rosebud Entertainment's Fantasy Filmfest wrapped its 17th annual outing -- a six-city tour Aug. 20 -- with…
To err is human -- but to really screw things up takes a Teutonic media authority.
Digital cinema is moving along nicely, but two key questions remain: Who pays for the transition, and will there be a war over a standard format?
Realizing that action movies is where the car is the star, gave rise to BMW Films' collection of much lauded A-list helmed shorts, "The Hire."
With an SRO audience proving there are few things closer to a filmmaker's heart than coin, Financing Independent Film, a Monday sesh in the Variety Cannes Conference Series struck all the right notes.