"Rails & Ties" reps a capable but modest directorial debut by Alison Eastwood.
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Strong, pacily told tale unfolds from the p.o.v. of a would-be exploiter rather than a victim.
Sean Penn delivers a compelling, ambitious work that will satisfy most admirers of the book.
European cinema is falling apart. In its place, national European film industries are gaining in strength.
ANTON CORBIJN and SAM RILEY As a seminal rock snapper and musicvid helmer, Corbijn was always likely to make his debut movie “Control” look and sound fantastic, with creamy B&W lensing and…
The BBC has endured a grim summer having to cope with controversies over rigged phone quizzes and a documentary about the Queen that used faked footage as a trailer.
The Asian media market's mergers and acquisitions boom will continue, despite the worldwide meltdown in credit and leveraged finance markets.
Two arresting new dramas are giving the Oz industry something to smile about as solid auds point to a change in fortunes for local productions.
For Americans, baseball and football are more than sports — they're a cultural touchstone, as well as big businesses, with everyone from brand managers to T-shirt vendors cashing in.
Chinese helmer and thesp Jiang Wen earned a five-year ban for his film, "Devils on the Doorstep," back in 2000. But the multi-hyphenate variously described as China's most important film director or…
There was a real Francophone flavor to this year's Montreal World Film Festival, with a strong slate of new Quebecois and Gallic pics. It seems natural that a film fest in North America's largest…