Nikolai Lebedev, whose “Legend No. 17” is a Russian hit, has gotten on board “Flight Crew,” a contempo makeover of 1979's “Air Crew,” considered Russia's first local disaster movie. Lebedev's project…
"Crush: 5 Love Stories" reps a cinematic tasting menu consisting of courses by five of Russia's hottest young helmers.
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It's one thing to do justice to a masterpiece. It's quite another to take a rarely performed, rickety piece -- in this case, Chekhov's first full-length play, "Ivanov" -- and reveal it to be a…
Central Partnership, one of Russia's leading independent production, sales and distribution companies, increased its revenue by 46% to $156 million in 2007.
Russia's answer to "Lord of the Rings," sword-and-sorcery yarn "Wolfhound" is reputed to be the most expensive post-Soviet movie ever made, and has wrested a hefty bag of gold (more than $20 million)…
Russia has its first integrated production-distrib-exhib company, after media investor Prof-Media confirmed Nov. 1 that it had acquired a controlling stake in leading producer and distribber Central…
Soccer, sex, and a world about to be overturned by revolution sound like pretty good ingredients for the second film by Alexey Guerman Jr. But "Garpastum" fails to raise the emotional temperature…
Even as more sunlight is cast on the workings of the Academy and its internal nominating processes, one corner of the complex world of Oscar remains unremittingly murky: How countries go about…
Although almost everything that happens on screen is done with considerable style and a morbid sense of humor, lack of overall point ultimately sinks the picture.