HONG KONG -- Wong Kar-wai's "The Grandmaster" has been selected as Hong Kong's nominee in the foreign-language Academy Awards category.
Confirming the status of "Walesa: Man of Hope" as one of this year's Venice-Toronto breakout sales hits, Films Boutique has closed a slew of new deals in Toronto on the latest film by Polish grand…
Variety's critics debate the highs and lows of an unusually paranoid and post-apocalyptic summer movie season.
China Lion has acquired North American rights to Ziyi Zhang's “My Lucky Star” and will release the Chinese-language comedy Sept. 20 in North America day-and-date with Mainland China. The film…
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Distributor: Sony/Screen Gems Set…
"I love martial arts films," professed Harvey Weinstein Aug. 13 in his intro to the screening of "The Grandmaster" at Gotham's Regal E-Walk, the 10th film by prolific director Wong Kar Wai about kung…
The Hong Kong director's painstaking preparation puts actors and audiences in the mood for kung fu.
Abdellatif Kechiche's drama romance “Blue Is the Warmest Color, ” winner of Cannes' Palme d'Or, is set to kick off the 26th Helsinki Intl. Film Festival - Love & Anarchy. Fest will close with Noah…
With "Ip Man -- The Final Fight," the lucrative Chinese franchise about the grandmaster of Wing Chun reaches a plateau. Competently executed by Hong Kong helmer Herman Yau, with the title role…
Italo composer Dario Marianelli, Oscar-nommed for his score for Joe Wright's "Anna Karenina," is indicative of the influence Italians have had on movie music.