This quasi-scientific fantasy finds Japanese horror maestro Kiyoshi Kurosawa at his least disturbing or mesmerizing.
New Locarno artistic director Carlo Chatrian hasn't reinvented the wheel, but it's clear he's keen on adding luster to the Swiss event with a promisingly diverse lineup for its 66th edition.
Spike Lee has cast British actress Zaraah Abrahams as the female lead in his Kickstarter-funded film. The filmmaker disclosed he had discovered Abrahams while watching “Black Girl in Paris,” a short…
Bigelow will receive the John Schlesinger Award for excellence in directing, while Kingsley will be presented with the Albert R. Broccoli honor for worldwide contribution to entertainment.
On Aug. 8, the film's writer-director is back with another socially conscious sci-fier, "Elyisum," but this time the budget is far bigger ($120 million-plus) and the cast more star-studded (Matt…
Bill Condon's biopic thriller "The Fifth Estate," starring Benedict Cumberbatch as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, will open the Toronto Intl. Film Festival on Sept. 5. "Information is the most…
ROME — The 66th Locarno Film Festival has unveiled a promisingly diverse lineup, comprising a greater number of established international auteurs, along with newcomers, and also crowdpleasers such as…
There's nothing small about the promotional partnerships Columbia Pictures has lined up around "The Smurfs 2." The studio has brokered deals with more than 100 partners to help hype the Sony Pictures…
In Japan, there's always been a strict divide between film directors and their TV compatriots.
TOKYO -- Takeru Sato and Haruka Ayase will star in helmer Kiyoshi Kurosawa's sci-fi drama "Rearu kanzennaru kubinagaryu no hi" (literal translation: The Day of the Real, Perfect Plesiosaur).
After the lame "Loft," Japanese psycho-maestro Kiyoshi Kurosawa bounces back with "Retribution," a modern-day ghost story/serial-killer mystery that blends the helmer's typical ingredients of guilt…