The outlook for Russian cinema is looking up, with three films in Toronto's Contemporary World Cinema section as well as two big domestic box office hits so far this year.
LONDON — Roskino, which promotes Russian cinema in international markets, is launching the second edition of Doors, its film export initiative, at the Venice Film Festival. The Doors program…
Count back 50 summers, and you find the Technicolor precedent for "Spring Breakers" in the trendsetting 1963 teen comedy "Beach Party," which Variety warned "many adults might find a frightening…
“Prison Break” star and “Stoker” scribe Wentworth Miller came out as gay in a letter sent Wednesday to the St. Petersburg International Film Fest, declining to participate because of Russia’s…
Michael France, the scribe who penned "Cliffhanger," "GoldenEye" and a slew of Marvel adaptations which grossed more than $1 billion worldwide, died April 12 in his St. Pete Beach, Fla., home after…
Most of 'Anna Karenina' is set inside a decaying Russian theater
Eschewing the classical realism that's characterized most adaptations of Tolstoy's source novel, helmer Joe Wright makes the generally inspired decision to stylize his dark, expressionist take on…
New projects by helmer Alexander Sokurov ("Russian Ark") and Bakur Bakuradze are among the first five pics to receive coin from the German-Russian Co-Development Fund.
Peter Rosen's uninspired docu on master violinist Jascha Heifetz jogs along fairly briskly in dealing with the gifted prodigy's early years: his first public performance at age 5 in Vilna, his…
The future of Russia's historic Lenfilm Studios in St. Petersburg remained unclear after Prime Minister Vladimir Putin criticized existing plans to modernize the complex, which was founded in 1918.
A new French-Russian film academy that will promote co-productions between the two countries was launched Monday.