Egypt has selected Ibrahim El Batout's eye-opening drama "Winter of Discontent," about the events that led up to the Tahrir Square uprising, as its candidate for the foreign-language film Academy…
The outlook for Russian cinema is looking up, with three films in Toronto's Contemporary World Cinema section as well as two big domestic box office hits so far this year.
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Russia's national cinema fund has appointed a director following the resignation of Sergei Tolstikov, who had headed it since its launch three years ago.
Vladimir Medinsky, the short, bespectacled, soft-spoken historian appointed in May by Vladimir Putin as Russia's minister of culture, does not look like a man who could threaten Hollywood's interests…
"There is no consensus among social scientists about the effect of viewing violent pictures." Robert M. Schwartz is a partner in the O'Melveny & Myers law firm in Los Angeles, and has represented…
Most of the children murdered in the massacre at Sandy Hook hadn't even been buried yet on Dec. 17 when Gun Owners of America, a pro-firearms lobbying group, released a photo of an Israeli…
The budget of the Russian Cinema Fund will be cut by more than a third to $100 million next year following changes in the way state money is distributed to filmmakers.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%