It practically goes without saying that the French have different standards when it comes to kink. For example, when "50 Shades of Grey" opened overseas, the French barely raised an eyebrow, giving…
An old family estate reveals a fresh family scandal when a globe-trotter decides to revisit the house where he grew up in Jean-Paul Rappeneau's "Families."
Sundance Selects has acquired U.S. rights to Francois Ozon’s “Young & Beautiful,” starring Marine Vacth, from Wild Bunch. Deal was announced at Cannes, where the drama premiered in competition last…
At mid-point in the Cannes Film Market, EuropaCorp is unveiling a flurry of deals on Paul Walker action movie “Brick Mansions” and Bertrand Bonello's “Yves Saint-Laurent.” Led by Marie-Laure…
Jia Zhangke's Palme d'Or contender "A Touch of Sin," the critics' favorite among Cannes competition films through Saturday, is igniting more than a touch of Riviera sales business. Five territories…
Francois Ozon's mid-career roll continues with this nuanced, emotionally temperate study of a bourgeois teenage girl who takes up prostitution.
A top model who's lined up contracts with a number of fashion designers, Vacth, a native of Lyon, decided to shake up her smooth, cool image by taking the lead role in a film that raises disturbing…
The Cannes Film Festival has always been the place to see and be seen. But after spending a week or more running between the jam-packed Croisette Palaces and red-carpet events, film execs and talent…
As showbiz gets increasingly global, U.S. talent reps are establishing more outposts around the world.
The 28-year old native of Beijing caught the public's eye as a host of MTV in China. She made her bigscreen debut in the Chinese remake of "What Women Want."
Beyond their good works, Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel's TV showcase helped simplify film criticism, bringing a gladiatorial thumbs-up or thumbs-down ruthlessness to such analysis. It was also a handy…