Pablo Trapero's prison drama "Leonera" (Lion's Den), which competed at Cannes this year, is Argentina's candidate for foreign-language Oscar consideration.
Roberto Schneider's period drama "Arranancame la vida" (Tear Up My Life) is Mexico's entry into the running for a foreign language Oscar slot.
Do-it-yourself filmmakers will be keeping a close eye on New York's Film Forum this week as Lance Hammer opens his Sundance winner "Ballast."
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Rezo Films has closed a swathe of deals on Courtney Hunt's "Frozen River," adding to the multi-territory pact agreed with Sony Pictures Classics at Sundance.
Lots of new midrange releases jockey for position at the European box office this weekend where the key local bow is German terrorist drama "The Baader Meinhof Complex" and Gallic Palme d'Or winner…
"The Blind Sunflowers," helmed by Jose Luis Cuerda ("The Education of Fairies," "Butterfly Tongues"), has been chosen as Spain's foreign-language Oscar candidate.
Mexico's top broadcaster Televisa launched a pair of Internet portals Friday that are designed to open the online floodgate to the conglom's vast library.
Helmer Kiti Luostarinen has been named director of the year by the Assn. of Finnish Film Directors and Kaarie Aho and Kai Nordberg have been named producers of the year by the Central Organization of…
It must be awards season: Harvey Weinstein and Scott Rudin are duking it out again.
Jack Green will receive the 2009 American Society of Cinematographers Lifetime Achievement award at the 23rd ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards on Feb. 15.