In Italy, where economic woes are shaking up the film industry, a new generation of players with a bigger global vision is surfacing, epitomized by Ginevra Elkann.
While swerving past the pitfall of tastelessness, this sincerely intended account of the last two years of Princess Diana's life risks an even more perilous roadblock: dullness.
Oh sure, we could have ignored two TV movies being trotted out in late August — “Ghost Shark,” on Syfy; and “Swindle,” from Nickelodeon — but in terms of content, the Web is as hungry as a…
Hollywood's exotic Dar Maghreb restaurant just off the Sunset Strip was a sexy party spot for Hollywood back when "Charlie's Angels" Kate Jackson and Jaclyn Smith celebrated fellow angel Farrah…
Maker Studios is putting its geek cred behind Polaris. The name is the new brand identity for YouTube network The Game Station, which is expanding its purview into “every flavor of fandom,” including…
It’s happening: Syfy is going back in the waters for a “Sharknado” sequel, and this time in Gotham. The NBCU cable net officially announced a follow up to last week’s viral creature feature…
A genially cartoonish but rather sweet comedy that remixes "Clueless," "Mean Girls" and "Pretty in Pink" from a gay male teenage p.o.v.
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American rights to Ritesh Batra’s feature debut “The Lunchbox,” a Cannes Critics’ Week standout. A feel-good romantic comedy with culinary accents, pic…
An indie Indian pic with the crossover appeal of 'Monsoon Wedding,' Ritesh Batra's debut is sure to be gobbled up by audience-friendly fests before heading into niche cinemas.
After two decades of false starts and near misses, the director can now look forward to shooting his long-gestating adaptation of Japanese novelist Shusaku Endo's novel next summer.
First-film flubs dog Vasan Bala's "Peddlers," yet the freshman helmer displays a flair for complex characters and unexpected twists that shows he's a budding talent.