In a shocking and ominous sign for the international film biz, Spain's Alta Classics, one of Europe's best-known distributors of big auteur fare, is closing its doors after 44 years.
At midnight on Sept. 13, something momentous will happen to the group Village People and one of the anthems that made them emblematic of the 1970s disco era, and a mainstay to this day of many a…
An exquisitely crafted miniature about the creative rebirth of an aging sculptor, Fernando Trueba's "The Artist and the Model" brings the same craft and care to its subject as its titular artist does…
"The Artist" director Michel Hazanavicius has won the Directors Guild of America feature film award.
Performance artist Marina Abramovic's four-decade career receives its mainstream platform in "The Artist is Present."
Fresh off its Golden Globes' win earlier this week, Michel Hazanavicius' "The Artist" came up trumps at the London Film Critics' Circle Awards, winning best film, director and actor for Jean Dujardin.
Kim Novak's ad in the Jan. 9 edition of Daily Variety, saying she felt "violated" by the use of music from "Vertigo" in "The Artist," generated dozens of stories and even more blogosphere entries…
The Broadcast Film Critics Assn. spread the trophy wealth at the 17th annual Critics Choice Movie Awards, but making sure to bestow honors on familiar names in awards season like "The Help," "The…
Helmer Michel Hazanavicius, Academy honchos and others weighed in Monday on the use of "Vertigo" music in "The Artist," after Kim Novak decried the excerpt as "rape" in a full-page ad in Variety.
"The Artist" is painting itself quite an awards-season picture indeed, as The Weinstein Co. pic led all Golden Globe nominations with six, padding an already robust kudos tally for the silent…
The idea of making a silent film had been running through French helmer Michel Hazanavicius' mind for a long time -- a wild dream he knew he couldn't achieve unless he proved himself first as a…