With increasing criticism of a newly passed law in Russia that criminalizes so-called gay “propaganda,” observers say NBC will have to address the issue in some fashion as it broadcasts the Winter…
French thesp Gerard Depardieu will topline in Russian comedy “Sports Without Borders,” which is set during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Depardieu, who became a Russian citizen earlier this year…
Because the Olympics in Sochi, Russia, bridge three Sundays in February and follow the Feb. 2 Super Bowl XLVIII in New Jersey, the entertainment community's kudofests have parted like the Red Sea.
NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke has calmed the waters in NBC latenight, brokering a deal for Jimmy Fallon to take the reins of “The Tonight Show” from Jay Leno following NBC's coverage of the 2014…
SOCHI, Russia -- Russia has expanded the number of companies that receive annual multi-million dollar grants from the national film fund from six to 10.
A Russian grifter fleeces foreigners by introducing them to ordinary folk hired to pose as long lost relatives in director Pavel Loungine's bawdy, bubbly black comedy "Roots." Preeming at the…
"Old Women", the debut pic from Russian helmer Gennady Sidorov, took surprise top honors at the 14th "Kinotavr" Russian Open Film Fest, which closed June 17 in the Black Sea riviera resort town.
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