Shares of Blockbuster tumbled more than 7% Monday on a new round of investor jitters that the growth of video-on-demand heralds an uncertain future for the video rental chain. It's a worry that…
On the face of it, Joel Silver would seem to have little to complain about. He's produced a slew of blockbusters ("Die Hard," "Lethal Weapon," "The Matrix"); he's worked with some of the biggest…
It is not hyperbole to say there's a film festival under way every week of the year somewhere in France, but -- along with a little shindig staged each May in Cannes -- the Deauville Festival of…
Nobody badgered Picasso with questions like "Pablo, when you gonna knock off with the paint brushes already?" So people should probably stop asking Jack Valenti if he's planning to retire.
When Sony Pictures Classics releases "The Lady and the Duke" Stateside in the spring, the unconventional historical treatment may come as a surprise to Eric Rohmer's small but faithful U.S. audience.
The Venice Intl. Film Festival has made all the difference for some small films.
The Toronto Intl. Film Festival started modestly 26 years ago when Dusty Cohl, Bill Marshall and Henk vander Kolk cooked up a scheme to raise the profile of the Canadian film industry by organizing a…
Decades from now, when Julianne Moore looks back on her career, she'll probably cast a particular eye on the year 2001, when she seemed to be everywhere, acting in every kind of movie.
Finding the right fest for a film is not always as simple as running down the list of most prestigious events. Festivals serve many purposes: Some offer enticing awards, others boast the best press…
As it did with so many young filmmakers, the Venice Intl. Film Festival was early to acknowledge the art of Polish director Andrzej Munk, whose "Men of Blue Cross" won best first film in 1955…