MAR DEL PLATA: Continuing its love affair with Argentine cinema, Disney's Buena Vista Intl. has acquired Latin American rights to Alejandro Agresti's drama "Surving the Seventies," which would…
VENICE – Habemus a pope pic. And from Pope Francis' native Argentina. One of its most international directors, Alejandro Agresti ("The Lake House") will direct "Historia de un cura" (A Priest's…
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Saturday evening's Academy Governors Awards offered a warm and sometimes ribald time as Eli Wallach, Kevin Brownlow and Jean-Luc Godard received honorary Oscars and Francis Ford Coppola picked up the…
Peter Schlessel and Bob Berney's new company FilmDistrict has made a key hire in Adrian Alperovich, who ankled Sony to become prexy of acquisitions and operations. Alperovich also becomes exec VP of…
Aloe Entertainment has put together its New Testament ensemble for "Mary, Mother of Christ."
"The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything" won't do anything for adult auds, but this second bigscreen adventure from the popular VeggieTales franchise should easily win over tots.
Holly Wiersma ("Factory Girl," "Bobby") has launched production on ensemble drama "Rocket," starring Tom Arnold, Illeana Douglas, Jimmy Fallon, Lucy Liu and Sharon Stone.
Director Lee Daniels' strange and exotic "Shadowboxer" admirably jostles and upends the fatigued killer-for-hire genre. One person's transgressive cinema, though, may be another's pretentious…
A peculiar wrinkle in time links two Chicago lonely hearts in "The Lake House," but director Alejandro Agresti and screenwriter David Auburn seem more interested in making a wanly romantic Hallmark…
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