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…
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…