News Corp. has bought a stragetic stake in the privately held distrib Bona Film Group, giving Rupert Murdoch a key foothold in the booming China market and marking the latest stage in an ambitious…
The topper of China's largest privately held distrib Bona, Yu Dong, has upped his stake in the company and hired an investor relations firm to make it more attractive to investors.
Tom Gustafson's "Mariachi Gringo" took the top Mexican feature prize at the 27th Guadalajara Film Festival on Saturday evening, a surprising choice given the strong competition from Rodrigo Pla's…
The 3D is terrific in "Flying Swords of Dragon Gate," but helmer Tsui Hark's costume actioner -- the first Chinese-lingo movie shown in the stereoscopic Imax format -- is let down by two-dimensional…
Structured and closed Tom Cruise's "Jack Reacher" franchise deal (first installment is shooting now, with "One Shot") in addition to Cruise's deals on "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol,"…
Asian superstars Gong Li and Andy Lau spark together, but the script rarely produces fireworks in "What Women Want," a straightforward remake of Paramount's 2000 money-spinner.
The sweep and scope of the Russian revolution, as reflected in the personalities of those who either adapted or were crushed, has been captured by David Lean in "Doctor Zhivago," frequently with…