SEOUL – The Busan film festival will open with dance drama "Vara: A Blessing," the third film by Buddhist monk Khyentse Norbu, and the first time that the South Korean festival has not opened with…
HONG KONG — Wayne Wang, Naomi Kawase and Mohsen Makhmalbaf are among the cream of Asia's film makers who will line up for the Asian Project Market (Oct 7-10), the arthouse film financing event that…
Chapman U.'s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts is gearing up for this year's Busan West Film Festival, reeling in a three-day slate of international talent and movies.
Equipped with a camera, a plane ticket to India, a relationship breakup and recent unemployment, talented, neurotic filmmaker Leon Siminiani has produced an intriguing debut with "Map." Following…
With the international landscape taking on a greater role at the box office and beyond, top talent agencies are making a concerted effort to zero in on the next crop of new talent -- no matter where…
Tossing together spare parts from "Rio Bravo," "Jackass," NRA promos and vintage muscle-car commercials, this thin, jokey Arnold Schwarzenegger vehicle elevates a back-of-the-bar-napkin script with a…
Sprocket opera's lineup reflects social upheaval in Iberian peninsula
The Abu Dhabi Film Festival will feature a rich roster of entries from emerging and established Arab filmmakers, comprising seven world preems from the Middle East, unspooling alongside hot…
A well-crafted Korean anthology, this disarmingly light treatment of mass extinction imagines the end of the world via three disparate, tonally distinct scenarios.
Hot off her role as Asgardian warrior Sif in Marvel's "Thor," Jaimie Alexander has landed the female lead opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in Lionsgate's actioner "Last Stand."
South Korea-based sales outfit Finecut has closed deals on Kim Jee-woon's thriller "I Saw the Devil," among a slate of well-sold pics. "Devil" has been nabbed by Luna Films for Singapore and…