Egypt has selected Ibrahim El Batout's eye-opening drama "Winter of Discontent," about the events that led up to the Tahrir Square uprising, as its candidate for the foreign-language film Academy…
Salmon Fishing In The Yemen
With the country in turmoil, the Egyptian presence at Venice is small this year. The notable exception being multi-hyphenate Amr Waked, who is on the Lido wearing two hats despite what he claims is…
Egyptian auteur Ibrahim El Batout ("Winter of Discontent") will this week start shooting Cairo-set action thriller "The Cat," about human organ trafficking in Egypt, with Amr Waked ("Salmon Fishing…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Lionsgate U.K. has boarded Alan Rickman's sophomore helming effort "A Little Chaos" as main financier and co-producer alongside BBC Films and Lipsync.
It was a night for "Argo," "Les Miserables". . . and almost everyone else.
DRAMA [WINNER] “Argo” – Warner Bros., GK Films, Smokehouse Pictures; Warner Bros. “Django Unchained” – The Weinstein Co., Columbia Pictures; The Weinstein Co./Sony Pictures Releasing “Life of Pi”…
Dramas have advantage over toons, comedies for main prize
"Lincoln" leads with seven nominations at the 70th annual Golden Globes.
Kudos stage a convention of unconvention
Following relatively robust business at Berlin, Cannes and Toronto, the American Film Market opens to guarded bullishness with more than 120 new buying companies, a 10% increase in buyers and more…
Ewan McGregor has joined the cast of the Weinstein Co. drama "August: Osage County."