Sil-Metropole Organization seems to have the best of both worlds. It's a Hong Kong-registered company that also has state-owned studio status in China, which makes it a no-brainer for co-productions.
George Orwell might have put it this way: All underground films are banned, but some are more banned than others.
The life of Anna Nicole Smith, chapter after chapter of which was tailor-made for tabloids, came to an end Thursday, after she mysteriously collapsed at a hotel in Florida and died.
Films include "A Hope," "Ci Ma," "Three Kingdoms," more...
The joke doing the rounds in China these days is that 2006 started with one "steamed bun" and ended with two steamed buns, in this case, a nod to Gong Li's dramatically eye-catching decollete in…
The Chinese film authorities like to call 2006 a "healthy" year for movie production on the mainland, with B.O. receipts up and 330 feature films made (70 more than in 2005).
Free webs Seven and Ten and paybox Foxtel announced Thursday a deal for broadcast rights to the lucrative Australian Football League season, breaking a yearlong deadlock.
"The Queen" was the biggest overall winner at the awards of the London Film Critics' Circle, with four, but the three dished out to Paul Greengrass' "United 93" included film and director honors.
Media moguls gone wild? In a freewheeling interview at a New York media event Thursday, News Corp. chairman-CEO Rupert Murdoch caused a frenzy when he let it slip that Fox was reteaming with Sacha…
One year after a post-Super Bowl airing helped boost exposure, Jimmy Kimmel's latenight ABC skein is scoring a few more first downs in the ratings race.
More than a quarter of a century after "The Tin Drum," Volker Schlondorff, scribe Jean-Claude Carriere and David Bennent, have reunited to make a film that shows Kazakhstan in a different light from…