Van Johnson, boyish 1940s heartthrob who starred in "The Caine Mutiny," died Friday in Nyack, New York.
Markets & Festivals
In Italy, where Hollywood currently commands a solid 60% share of the box office, Silvio Berlusconi's Medusa Film is the top distributor for 2008.
Helmer Raymond Depardon was awarded the Prix Louis Delluc, one of France's most prestigious film honors, for docu feature "La Vie moderne" at a ceremony in Paris on Friday.
The Academy has shortlisted 15 films in the visual effects category. While the list is heavy with superheroes, the Academy recognized the reverse-aging of "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and…
British musicians and record companies are celebrating a major victory after the government's culture secretary Andy Burnham recommended that the copyright term in sound recordings should be extended…
"Pioneer" from Norwegian helmer Erik Skjoldbjaerg is among 35 feature projects selected for CineMart, the co-production market of the Intl. Film Festival Rotterdam.
A film featuring Seattle student and murder suspect Amanda Knox reciting Shakespeare in the Italian jail where she is awaiting trial is sparking a furor and an international media feeding frenzy.
BeActive, Portugal's leading indie TV production house, is turning its Web series "Flatmates" into a TV series for Portuguese pubcaster RTP.
Stephen Daldry's "The Reader," Lukas Moodysson's "Mammoth" and Harald Zwart's "The Pink Panther 2" are among the titles screening in the main section of the Berlin Film Festival, which runs Feb. 5-15.
Jack Black's heavy-metal action videogame has a new tour sponsor.
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