"The real challenge is not making risky films, but marketing risky films and getting them to be seen," Colin Callender said here Tuesday.
Ah, the joys of Cannes! For 12 days in May, it's the home of auteurs, artistes -- and journalists. There are thousands of media reps here, eager to write about the art and creativity of filmmaking…
Though several studio toppers are bullish on the idea of suing pirates, MPAA prez-CEO Jack Valenti insisted, "We have no plans to sue anybody." Instead, he said, Hollywood is embarking on a "public…
Julie Andrews sitting with Eddie Murphy and Mike Myers. Antonio Banderas next to "Absolutely Fabulous'" Jennifer Sanders. These are combinations you don't see every day. Thank God for Cannes.
In a rare display of Franco-American amity, Gallic and U.S. film honchos were united May 16 in a plan to tackle global piracy -- with Americans uncharacteristically happy to let their overseas…
Michael Moore admitted Sunday that his "Fahrenheit 9/11" still does not have a distrib -- "Maybe some distributors are afraid of the film" -- but vowed the film must open in the U.S. before the…
It has everything you'd want from a Hollywood epic: big stars, a hefty budget, beautiful scenery, teeming crowd scenes and constant dramatic tension. But this is no film, it's the 57th Cannes Film…
In a year when studios are spending millions to trumpet their summer slates here, the pic with arguably the most publicity is a documentary with no distributor and no budget for prints and…
Is acting an art? For an hour, master thesp Max von Sydow addressed the question here Friday, finally concluding, "I still don't know. But maybe. Sometimes."
DreamWorks made a big splash with a seaside launch of "Shark Tale" Friday. At the Miramar Espace theater, a capacity crowd lapped up a 45-minute presentation, with scenes from the animated pic…