Painfully sincere but hopelessly amateurish, "In Search of the American Dream" is a long and technically ragged indie about Hispanic siblings driven to extremes after their undocumented parents are…
American Dreams in China
"American Dreams In China" and its director Peter Chan Ho-sun were the big winners at China's Golden Rooster Awards this weekend.
Is Hollywood doing something wrong, or are Chinese filmmakers doing something right? Both, which is why American studios need to quickly rethink their roles and goals. Some already are.
While the Chinese film industry is booming at home, with production volume, cinema numbers and theatrical box office all racing ahead, film exports are going almost nowhere. Official figures are…
Bill Condon's biopic thriller "The Fifth Estate," starring Benedict Cumberbatch as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, will open the Toronto Intl. Film Festival on Sept. 5. "Information is the most…
HONG KONG - Documentary "A Rolling Stone" beat the feature film contenders and was named the overall winner Saturday of the Taipei Film Awards. 'Stone" also won the best documentary prize, while…
A charming, tightly written look at the pressure-cooker environment of Beijing high schoolers prepping for college entry.
DreamWorks Studios has inked further output deals with indie distribs, including Metropolitan FilmExport in France, as part of its pact with David Garrett's Mister Smith Entertainment to rep…
This attractively packaged, moderately enjoyable account of China's rags-to-riches history lacks a contempo pulse.
"I meet a lot of crazy people in Vegas," says Marcus Hanftaler. "So why not make a show out of it?" Hanftaler, a German indie scribe living in Vegas, brought a question and a treatment with him to…
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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%