The 45th San Sebastian Film Festival has announced its full Official Section lineup, as well as the Sept. 25 world premiere of one of the most eagerly awaited Spanish films of the year, Alex de la…
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nn Theatres is close to announcing a deal with Beverly Hills-based developer Regent Properties to build its proposed Westwood Village multiplex and retail center.
On the heels of its $6 million acquisition of Robert Duvall's "The Apostle" at the Toronto Int.l Film Festival, October Films has picked up two other pics outside the fest --- the American indie "The…
The Hollywood studios and independent film companies need to borrow a few pages from each other's scripts, Phoenix Pictures chairman Mike Medavoy told entertainment execs Monday.
There were some risky projects being pushed on the Lido during the Venice Intl. Film Festival, but a Russian project topped them all: It intends to blast two actors into space for a 10-day location…
In a rare case of a jury verdict wholeheartedly endorsed by the critical cognoscenti, Japanese actor-director Takeshi Kitano's lyrical drama about a remorseful ex-cop, "Hana-bi," was awarded the…
Canadian helmer Atom Egoyan set a somber tone on Thursday night for the 22nd Toronto Intl. Film Festival when he dedicated the opening-night film, his pic "The Sweet Hereafter," to fellow Canuck…
For acquisition execs heading to the Toronto Film Festival this week, one of the hottest tickets is Saturday's midnight screening of "Orgazmo."
"The first four days were absolute chaos," admitted Felice Laudadio, director of the Venice Intl. Film Festival in an interview with Daily Variety.
Leave it to the tranquil air of this mountain outpost to turn rebellious helmer Oliver Stone into a sanguine cheerleader for the studio system.
Princess Diana's tragic death early Sunday morning in Paris cast its somber shadow over the last days of the Montreal World Film Festival, with an emotional Rod Steiger interrupting his gala tribute…