A bio of Mother Teresa will kick off a six-pic $80 million co-venture between Blue Spice Films and Italo producer Lux Vide.
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Spanish helmer Carlos Saura ("Cria Cuervos," "Carmen") will direct the tentatively titled "El septimo dia" (The Seventh Day) for Spanish prodco Lolafilms.
Stratus Films has inked a three-year, first-look co-financing and distribution pact with Universal and its Focus Features division. Stratus, financed by real estate mogul Bob Yari, will fund 80% of…
Warner Bros.'/Village Roadshow's "The Matrix Reloaded" plugged itself into Hollywood history several times over the weekend.
"Matrix" mania has fueled sales of the Atari vidgame "Enter the Matrix," which the Wachowski brothers wrote and directed while shooting "Reloaded" and the sequel. Game debuted worldwide the same day…
To make a film about something like the Columbine student shootings incident and provide no insight or enlightenment would seem to be pointless at best and irresponsible at worst, and that is what…
Unclassifiable cult figure Takashi Miike's films invariably have their share of weirdness and perversity, but "Gozu" arguably outweirds all previous efforts in the Japanese director's eclectic canon…
A racetrack comedy-thriller, "Horseplay" is weighed down by sluggish plotting and a lack of genuine zest, diminishing this potentially amusing follow-up to the 2000 local hit, "Russian Doll." If…