For the Russian biz to develop further it needs to cultivate more producers of the stature of Alexander Rodnyansky, who has established a stable of interlinking companies that allow him to exploit…
While the Russian box office has been exploding over the past few years, some see growth in different terms. The Russian market is still at an embryonic stage, in the sense that it was still evolving…
Finnish action specialist Renny Harlin shows fitful signs of life in this found-footage horror pic.
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…
Leader's attempts to reshape local film industry get a cool reception
Billy Bob Thornton is co-writing and directing "And Then We Drove," a road movie the filmmaker describes as "ethereal."
"The Russians are coming!" is no longer a cry of Red-scare panic. At least not in Hollywood, where -- for filmmakers struggling to raise funds for adult dramas -- it's now an exclamation of relief…
Producer Alexander Rodnyansky's AR Films and Geyer Kosinski's Media Talent Group have partnered to form a $120 million fund to develop and produce up to six movies in the U.S. over the next two years.
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Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar