UKRAINE — Odessa used to be the Soviet Union's answer to Hollywood. From the silent "Battleship Potemkin" onward, it hosted some of the Communist Bloc's best-known stars and filmmakers. In the past…
Odessa Intl. Film Festival
LONDON — Russian tragicomedy “The Geographer Drank His Globe Away” won both the Grand Prix, voted for by the audience, and the international jury’s best film award at the Odessa Intl. Film Festival…
Hoping to duplicate the success of indie thriller “The Call,” Brad Anderson has come on board to direct indie thriller “Restart” for Lotus Entertainment and Davids Canton Prods. Project will be…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
The office of Texas Gov. Rick Perry had no immediate reaction to a producer’s claim that it was approved for production tax incentives for the Robert Rodriguez-Ethan Maniquis film “Machete” but the…
ODESSA, Ukraine — Ukraine's Odessa Intl. Film Festival kicked off Friday with a glitzy opening at the city's opulent Opera House, where Serbian director Emir Kusturica was presented with the fest's…
Robert Rodriguez's "Machete Kills" will have its world premiere on Sept. 19 as the opening night film for Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas.
ROME — The Venice Film Festival has tapped Saudi femme helmer Haifaa Al Mansour ("Wadjda") to preside the jury of its Luigi De Laurentiis Award, handed out to a first work. Mansour was at Venice last…
James McAvoy is going crazy in Sierra/Affinity’s new international trailer for the comic thriller “Filth,” portraying a sex-obsessed drug-addicted police officer in Edinburgh. “When you enforce the…
Robert Zemeckis will be honored by the 24th Palm Springs Film Festival as director of the year for his latest release "Flight."
Broadway and most Gotham venues, showbiz congloms from Sony to Viacom and movies theaters closed their doors Sunday as subways, buses and trains ground to a halt and a tense city awaited perilous…
Peru is sending Rosario Garcia Montera's feature debut "Las malas intenciones" (The Bad Intentions) to vie for a foreign language Oscar.