China has yet to establish much of a visual effects industry built on quality of work. Indeed most Chinese filmmakers tend to use Thai or Korean shops, as their graphics are better than those from…
Lu Chuan's epic demands rigorous attention from anyone unfamiliar with Chinese history, making expansion beyond fest and arthouse venues unlikely.
Matthew Loeb was reelected unanimously to a four-year term as president of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, the union that reps more than 110,000 below-the-line showbiz employees…
Fox Searchlight will release the late James Gandolfini's "Enough Said" on Sept. 20 in the U.S. in a platform opening.
An overlong and under-conceived reunion between "Blue Valentine" director Derek Cianfrance and star Ryan Gosling.
Marking its final push into theaters, Sony-MGM's "Skyfall" launched in China on Monday, at a record-setting 8,079 screens, for a boffo $5.1 million opening-day gross. Pic has now tallied more than…
The flight of Albanians to Italy two decades ago is the subject of Rolando Sejko's "Anija. The Ship," a docu whose similarity to Daniele Vicari's recent "The Human Cargo" could limit its exposure…
Zhang Yimou's great gift for stories of resilient women serves him well in this uniquely harrowing account of the rape of Nanjing.
Nanjing massacre chronicle "City of Life and Death" lives up to hype and expectations.
Bill Peet, artist-writer and longtime member of the Walt Disney production company, has chosen a highly appropriate fable, the 1938 T.H. White book of the same title, for screen adaptation for the…