Hungarian helmer Kornel Mundruczo has scooped the top prize, worth $11,320, at the Brussels Film Fest with his pic "Pleasant Days." The film also took the Silver Lion at Locarno in August.
The music that defined Motown during its Detroit years never really fades from earshot. Artisan's doc on the Funk Brothers, "Standing in the Shadows of Motown," started bringing focus late last year…
Brit producer Jeremy Thomas has added two new movies to the slate of his sales company HanWay -- "Don't Come Knocking," a contempo Western directed by Wim Wenders, and "Festival Express," a rock docu…
Broadway grosses fell down a manhole during Week 49 (April 28-May 4), tumbling by 13.8% to $13,942,312. Attendance was off by a similar 11.3%, to 225,123.
He always knew the pic biz was a jungle, but for Euro filmmaking vet Haig Balian, his work has become a zoo -- literally. Balian is so frustrated by the state of the European film industry that he's…
The state of screenwriting for Hong Kong films is in crisis, according to several film biz studies. But studies aside, it's unclear how the biz plans to address the biggest complaint among…
Dutch public broadcasters are under fire from the Culture Council, which advises on divvying up government subsidies for arts and culture.
Two former music industry execs were stunned while shopping in a Los Angeles mall the weekend of May 3. It was no surprise that the combo CD and bookstore had no music playing, but the neighboring…
The road grosses dipped during Week 49 (April 28-May 4), dropping by 6.9% to $11,769,201.
There was no "Hollywood Ten" or a lengthy blacklist of directors and producers, but Sen. Joe McCarthy was no fan of showbiz. The U.S. Senate last week unsealed more than 4,000 pages of transcripts of…
Coming soon, from the network that brought you "WWE Smackdown": Media barons Sumner "Red Bull" Redstone and Rupert "Mad Dog" Murdoch step into center stage and battle for the soul of underdog weblet…