Comments about 'comfort women' have stirred criticism, but veteran Japanese cartoonist Hayao Miyazaki has delivered another hit with "The Wind Rises"
Cold in July
Univision is on pace to end the July sweeps in the numero uno spot, a milestone for the U.S. Hispanic network. Market leader expects to dominate July sweeps primetime among both Adults 18-49 and…
Paris-based Backup Media, a film consultancy and investor, has unveiled the first financing deals put through on three titles by B Media Global. Launched last year by Backup, B Media Global is a film…
In a pre-Cannes move, Daniel Wagner has formed BiFrost Pictures Inc. as a specialty financing and production company with the goal of investing in four to six movies annually with budgets up to $20…
Disney already is prepping a return to Oz. Studio has commissioned a follow up to "Oz the Great and Powerful" from screenwriter Mitchell Kapner, who co-wrote the first film with David Lindsay-Abaire…
What does a radio show look like on a big screen? Many more listeners of National Public Radio’s irreverent quiz show “Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me” will be able to find out when the live show hits 600…
A toxic device detonated in downtown Los Angeles ruins an otherwise routine couples' brunch in the slow to start, fun to finish "It's a Disaster," a smart, character-driven chamber play in which the…
French shingles Wild Side Films and Memento Films are partnering on genre helmer Jim Mickle's next two projects: "Cold in July" and "Night Hunter."
Kim Ki-duk must have had fun writing "Poongsan," an action-romancer about a South Korean guy whose ability to smuggle people and objects out of North Korea gets him tangled up with the secret service.
A grim take on Charles Perrault's dark fairy tale about a diminutive boy deserted by his parents who compensates for his stature with heightened intelligence.
When a mom and her daughter fall for the same guy, the result is plenty of ooh-la-las but few actual laughs in "Beautiful Lies."