After nearly two decades of rewrites and recasting — during which Jim Carrey, Owen Wilson, Mike Myers and Sacha Baron Cohen were each attached — the role of Walter Mitty falls to Ben Stiller, who…
Festival of Music and Images
Rockstar Games, the company behind megaselling new vidgame release “Grand Theft Auto V,” and the Film Society of Lincoln Center have teamed up for a group of events that will be part of the New York…
The pen may be mightier than the sword, but if a picture is worth a thousand words, who would win in a duel?
With the exception of a few top-tier names, most composers toil away in the shadow of A-list movie stars and directors. The exception comes with six European film music festivals, where they — and…
Alfonso Cuaron's white-knuckle space odyssey restores a sense of wonder, terror and possibility to the bigscreen that should inspire awe among critics and audiences worldwide.
HONG KONG — Cambodian-born auteur Rithy Panh has been named as "Asian Filmmaker of the Year" by the Busan int'l film festival. He will receive his commendation during the 18th edition of the festival…
With B.O. rising by nearly 30% every year, small wonder that China's film festivals are attracting more attention, and with that attention, competition.
Chris Columbus' 1492 Pictures, along with Ocean Blue Entertainment, have pre-emptively purchased the spec “12/24” written by Matt Lieberman. The spec is based on an original idea by “Safe House”…
Rithy Panh's sobering chronicle of his years under the Pol Pot dictatorship raises fascinating and problematic questions of representation.
Music Box has acquired U.S. rights to German art-house hit “Oh Boy,” which is being handled in international markets by Beta Cinema. Jan Ole Gerster’s Berlin-set slacker dramedy has been one of the…
The Coens have again taken a real time and place and freely made it their own in this boldly original, highly emotional journey.