VENICE – The 70th Venice Film Festival blasted off in high gear with George Clooney and Sandra Bullock working the red carpet to tubthump Alfonso Cuaron’s well-received space thriller "Gravity,"…
ROME – Venice topper Alberto Barbera has unveiled a rich mix of name auteurs and newcomers, crowdpleasers and esoteric pics, with U.S. and U.K. titles playing prominently, in his lineup for the 70th…
Equipped with a camera, a plane ticket to India, a relationship breakup and recent unemployment, talented, neurotic filmmaker Leon Siminiani has produced an intriguing debut with "Map." Following…
There have been many queens of the TV movie, but in the form's withered state, Rob Lowe -- via his recent affiliation with Lifetime -- just might be its new king.
PARIS -- After making a name for itself with upscale crimers such as Intl. Emmy-nommed "Braquo" and "Spiral," French TV giant Canal Plus has branched out into the fantasy genre with €11.4 million…
Having taken contempo naturalism to artful new heights in his Palme d'Or winner "The Class," Gallic writer-director Laurent Cantet makes an unconvincing transition into English-language period…
VENICE - The 69th Venice Film Festival kicked off Wednesday with a mix of politics, spectacle, and stars for its opening ceremony, followed by the bow of Mira Nair's "The Reluctant Fundamentalist."
PARIS -- French paybox Canal Plus has ordered the first season of Haut et Court-produced fantasy drama series "Les Revenants," a €11.4 million ($15 million) skein with strong international potential.
A heartbreakingly lived-in portrait of three Afghanistan-bound soldiers from the same tiny Michigan town.
Laurent Cantet's anticipated follow-up to "Time Out" supplants that pic's important issues with unexamined attitudes toward sex and the tropics. The trio of women luxuriate in the sexual pleasures of…