LONDON — The 57th BFI London Film Festival will open Oct. 9 with the European premiere of “Captain Phillips.” Pic is directed by Paul Greengrass (“United 93,” “The Bourne Supremacy”) and stars Tom…
Sheila Whitaker, who served as director of international programs for the Dubai International Film Festival, died Monday in London. She was previously director of the London Film Festival from 1987…
Spanish actress Victoria Abril will be feted by the Locarno Film Festival with its Excellence Award Moët & Chandon on the Swiss fest's Piazza Grande on Aug. 10 Abril, muse to Pedro Almodóvar, will be…
Strand Releasing has taken U.S. rights to Rithy Panh's Cambodian documentary “The Missing Picture,” which won the top jury prize in Un Certain Regard at Cannes. The film is set for a spring release…
A South American animation company is spearheading a crowdsourcing effort to ID a flip book that could be a reproduction of one of George Méliès' early films. However, film preservationists…
Michael Bay has unveiled the Freightliner truck he's using for "Transformers 4," the eighth vehicle tapped for the tentpole. The director, who began shooting the movie last month, revealed the…
An unremarkable premise -- dim bulbs plot vengeance on employer, said plan goes awry -- is cleverly milked for maximum black-comedy payoff in "Mon ami."
'Bekas,' 'Wadjda' to unspool as part of cross-cultural mix
The "ick" factor is high in "American Mary," though to the credit of sophomore feature writer-helmers Jen and Sylvia Soska, those squirms are induced as much psychologically as by graphic surgical…
Colin Firth and Michael Fassbender have come on board to star in Michael Grandage's indie drama "Genius."