Belgian film director Luc Dardenne will take over as president of the Short Film Jury at this year's Cannes Intl. Film Festival.
The latest adaptation of William Inge's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Picnic" feels like the fuzzy 10th Xerox of a faxed document. Never showing any signs of genuine passion or chemistry between its…
The Jennifer Lopez vehicle "Angel Eyes" is skedded to go into production next month, but suddenly there's no one to look at her: Romantic lead Aaron Eckhart has dropped out of the project, sending…
A love letter to a nearly forgotten corner of American pop culture's underground, Ted Bonnitt's "Mau Mau Sex Sex" only begins to provide a real survey of the exploitation pics — and the culture…
Asia's largest film festival, the Tokyo Intl. Film Festival, will unspool Oct. 29 to Nov. 5. Entries are now being accepted.
Monday at Mip TV was all about the letter "C" -- as in convergence, communities, content and a long list of other themes upon which Bertelsmann's Werner Lauff expounded in his keynote address on new…
The Museum of Television and Radio unveiled plans Tuesday to add original Web-based programming to its media collections. MTR has partnered with RealNetworks to provide the necessary streaming media…
Moving into the network big leagues, indie Los Angeles station KWHY Channel 22 will air the nation's first Spanish-lingo HDTV broadcast April 30.
The French group Vivendi has dismissed reports in the British press that said it may have to divest its 24.5% minority share in BSkyB pay TV.
German broadcaster RTL and Hallmark Entertainment have extended an existing output deal for another three years. Deal has been expanded to include the co-production of a minimum of three of…