Film Roman stock rocketed upward late last week after it was announced that a subsidiary of IDT Corp. will buy a majority stake in the animator of TV toons "The Simpsons" and "King of the Hill."
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Italian TV group Sitcom has reached an agreement with Rupert Murdoch's newborn feevee Sky Italia for carriage of four of the five digital satellite channels the TV company currently distributes in…
There were no kung fu fights, but big AOL Time Warner shareholders made it crystal clear Friday they'd like Steve Case and a few other directors off the board of the world's biggest media company.
A sophisticated, unpredictable mystery about an uptight crime writer whose creative energy is released by an encounter with her polar opposite, "Swimming Pool" stirs a little of the playfulness of…
Don't let the title fool you. This is not a sequel to "Lake Placid" or any kind of horror film. Instead, it's a whimsical, satirical comedy about an oddball teenager. Pic melds an insightful…
A little boy growing up in a village in Morocco's Atlas Mountains stands at the uncertain center of shifting social and political ground in "A Thousand Months," a feature debut of unusual…
An ultra-indie attempt to denounce the horrors of human trafficking, "Slave" is earnest and educational but rarely shows sufficient craft to match its laudable ambitions. Pic is the tale of Tatiana…
A deeply strange allegory in which a man is disproportionately punished for his inability to change, "A Story That Begins at the End" demands considerable viewer patience en route to a memorably…
Martin Scorsese and Barbara De Fina's Cappa Prods. will produce "Brides," a romance to be directed by Greek filmmaker Pantelis Voulgaris and star Damian Lewis.
As the Cannes Film Festival lolled through its first weekend, festgoers were wondering when it was going to throw off the ropes, hoist its sails and find a propulsive burst of wind.
Not to be outdone by its domestic counterparts, Disney's international arm held its own "upfront" presentation for 400 foreign TV buyers Sunday, touting the strength of its sitcom bench and a…