British digital studio Slingshot has launched a U.K. distribution arm, headed by former Fox Searchlight and Icon exec Elizabeth Draper.
Cannes Film Festival
Caught up in the splendor and insular fishbowl of the fest circuit, it's easy to get caught up in the hype. But the rarefied air of Cannes, Sundance and Venice is a world away from the plexes…
Get ready for melting clocks ... in 3-D. Showing a bit of the flair for which Salvador Dali was famous, the producers of a Dali biopic proclaimed at Cannes that they plan to shoot the entire film…
Cannes screening schedule 2007
A passionate, harrowing drama about rebellion, atrocity and child soldiering in Africa, "Ezra" is raw and violent. Commercial possibilities seem remote, given the difficulty posed by some of the…
Helmer Daniele Luchetti keeps the mood light and winning in "My Brother Is an Only Child," a micro-tale of Italy's troubled years in the late '60s and '70s, viewed through the prism of a politically…
Unlike so many subjects in PBS "American Masters" series, "Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens" is actually alive, and sister Barbara's benevolent portrait brushes aside the nasty bits to focus on…
A fast-moving, engrossing multiple-character drama that brings the AIDS crisis of the 1980s into laser focus, Andre Techine's "The Witnesses" is propelled forward by a sense of urgency. This…
Notro Films Intl. has licensed its Cannes 2006 Directors' Fortnight player, "Honor de cavalleria" (Honor of the Knights), to the U.K.'s Soda Films.
Darclight, the L.A.-based genre division of Arclight Films, has added the thriller "Brodie's Law" to its slate.
Five westerners wander round Asia in search of themselves, the "real" Asia and escape from problems back home in "Hotel Very Welcome," an episodic charmer that's as laid back as the protags would…