Michael Haneke's steamy, sexual drama "La Pianiste" has been picked up by Kino Intl. for distribution in the U.S. Film, which will be released as "The Piano Teacher" next spring, stars Isabelle…
A semi-charming children's fable from South America, Lisandro Duque Naranjo's "Invisible Children" excels at presenting a child's-eye view of the world -- specifically, it captures the agile openness…
Submissions for the eighth annual Screen Actors Guild Awards have risen 69% over the same time last year and videotape/screening mailings are up 50%.
French history is reduced to the level of American tabloid-style gossip in "The Affair of the Necklace," a staggeringly misguided stab at period filmmaking. Banal at best and laughable at worst…
British producers nabbed four of the six International Emmys Monday during a gala ceremony in Gotham hosted by "Hollywood Squares" emcee Tom Bergeron.
Fifty-one countries have entered the race for the 2001 foreign-language film Oscar, besting last year's record competition by five pics. Joining France ("Amelie"), Austria ("The Piano Teacher") and…
Variety and Women in Film gathered a cross-section of women to discuss equality, empowerment and ageism at their 2001 Women in Showbiz Panel at the Wyndham Bel Age Hotel on Nov. 14.
Tackling the hard facts of teen pregnancy in a society increasingly stiffened by Islamic conventions, director Magdy Ahmed Aly has an angry finger on the pulse of contemporary Cairo in "A Girl's…
Harrison Ford has been tapped to receive the 2002 Cecil B. De Mille Award from the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. for his "outstanding contribution to the entertainment field."
As with their kudo-giving cousin the Emmys, postponement changed the venue without diminishing the purpose (raise money, honor James Burrows and Martin Sheen) of the Museum of Television & Radio's…
The cable curse is over: HBO's "Sex and the City" was named outstanding comedy series by Emmy voters last week, making it the first non-broadcast show to win one of television's top prizes.