Ukraine's Culture Ministry has banned the local release of George A. Romero's "Land of the Dead," citing cultural sensitivities. The pic's would-be local distrib could be subject to criminal…
Rupert Murdoch's Sky Television in New Zealand has unveiled its My Sky personal videorecorder, which will be available for its 540,000 subscribers starting Dec. 1, in a pre-Christmas marketing push.
Studios on Broadway are becoming as common as palm trees in Los Angeles. Following its "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Lion King," Disney Theatrical plans "Tarzan" this spring, "Mary Poppins" next…
London Eye: On a dark street, a burning fire truck glides into shot. It's the new logo for FilmFour, and no, it's not supposed to be a metaphor for the British film industry in its perpetual state of…
Ang Lee's affecting oater "Brokeback Mountain," in which two ranch hands become romantically entangled in 1960s Wyoming, won the 62nd Venice Intl. Film Festival's Golden Lion on Saturday.
Auds may come out whistling the music and talking about the production design, but unfortunately they won't praise much else in "Everlasting Regret." Pic races through its story and sizable cast with…
Helmer Sally Potter's "Yes" will open the Dinard Festival of British Cinema on Oct. 6, screening out of competition at the event in Brittany, France.
TV exec Kathy Busby is shifting to film, joining New Line as a senior VP of production.
The fifth and sixth seasons of “Seinfeld” will be released in two DVD volumes Nov. 22 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. A holiday gift package of the two four-disc sets includes a collectible…
"The Shining City" will light up Broadway after all. The latest play by Conor McPherson ("The Weir") has been picked up by Manhattan Theater Club for an April bow at the Biltmore.
Indie distrib Wellspring has acquired all North American rights to the stop-motion animation musical-comedy "Live Freaky! Die Freaky!" by John Roecker.