HONG KONG — "Beyond Beauty," a big budget documentary detailing the clash between civilization and the natural environment, will kick off the first edition of the Taoyuan Intl. Film Festival in…
Delicate and poetic, but full of offbeat humor, this coming-of-ager is Taiwanese auteur Chang Tso-chi's most accessible work to date.
Admirers of Hong Sang-soo's wry worldview will find much to enjoy in his appealing 15th feature.
"Story of My Death," Catalan director Albert Serra's imagined meeting of two oft-filmed historical figures--Casanova and Dracula--won the Golden Leopard Saturday night at the 66th Locarno Film…
Microsoft exec Nancy Tellem has replaced Peter Liguori on the board of MGM. Liguori left The Lion's board after becoming the CEO of Tribune Co. earlier this year. MGM topper Gary Barber made the…
Darren Aronofsky is in early talks to direct an adaptation of “Red Sparrow,” based on the Jason Matthews spy novel, for Fox. Studio acquired the movie rights in April and set up the project with…
Ivan Markota, longtime acting coach who taught several of today's high-profile stars, died August 6 of natural causes at L.A.'s Cedar Sinai Hospital. He was 86. Markota's pupils including…
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.
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…
Brendan Gleeson and Sam Keeley have boarded the Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow action pic “In the Heart of the Sea” starring Chris Hemsworth. Pic also stars Ben Walker, with Ron Howard helming…