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…
Cannes Film Festival
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…
Shanghai will soon be home to MGM Studio World, a massive new indoor entertainment complex featuring dining, shopping, nightclubs and extensive entertainment facilities, including a cinema.
After preeming "Zodiac" for an international aud in Cannes, Phoenix Pictures announced plans for a female-driven horror thriller called "Mile Zero."
Helmer Lou Ye has found a dangerous way around his five-year filmmaking ban by from Chinese authorities. He's aiming to lens his new project in the Palestinian territories.
A Hong Kong man has been jailed for three months for pirating movies online. Chan Nai-ming Friday lost an appeal against conviction. Judges said that by uploading movies to the BitTorrent…
Catherine Keener and Hope Davis have joined the previously announced Colin Firth in the cast of Michael Winterbottom's next movie, "Genova."
Optimum Releasing, the British arm of StudioCanal, is teaming up with Lionsgate U.K. to acquire Elevation Sales, which will handle the U.K. sales and distribution of DVD product from both companies.
Age Hoffart has been tapped as head of SF Norge's cinema department. He will also join the company's board.