VENICE – A dispute at the Venice Film Festival over the nationality of Tsai Ming-liang’s competition entry "Stray Dogs" is being downplayed by fest director Alberto Barbera. While Tsai and his…
HONG KONG – Ang Lee, Taiwan's most cinematically acclaimed son, will head the awards jury as the island's Golden Horse festival puts on a show to remember for its ‘golden anniversary’ edition. The…
Elmore Leonard, the bestselling novelist whose works were adapted into numerous films, including "Get Shorty," "Jackie Brown," "Out of Sight" and "3:10 to Yuma," and who also penned original…
ROME – Venice topper Alberto Barbera has unveiled a rich mix of name auteurs and newcomers, crowdpleasers and esoteric pics, with U.S. and U.K. titles playing prominently, in his lineup for the 70th…
An Indian Olympic running legend gets the lavish biopic treatment in this rousing and handsomely crafteds ports drama.
Voting in all 24 Oscar categories will be open for the first time in 2013-14 to the entire membership of the Academy.
The Beijing Municipal Government is launching an international screenwriting contest for U.S.-based scribes of all nationalities.
"Zero Dark Thirty" has been named the top film of the year by the National Board of Review.
Rigorously shot and edited, Hala Lotfy's impressive debut, "Coming Forth by Day," is an Egyptian story told via an indie arthouse aesthetic whose antecedents include Chantal Akerman and Tsai…
Sony Pictures is close to a deal to make a feature film on Michael Jackson drawing on the 80 hours of rehearsal footage filmed for concerts Jackson was preparing to perform in London.
Tsai Ming-liang's laborious Francophone feature winds up seriously irritating the skin.