Italo thesp-turned-helmer Michele Placido ("Vallanzasca") crosses the border into France for "The Lookout," a gritty cops-and-crooks caper in which the bad guys are in cahoots with a sniper.
Foreign films, many of which have played the festival circuit, will soon get a new platform to reach U.S. audiences through the launch of Fox World Cinema, a label that Fox Home Entertainment plans…
Wild Bunch Distribution has succeeding in cutting through the release clutter in Gaul's crowded market with an eclectic slate and new-media marketing savvy.
Italo auteur Mario Martone's 19th century-set drama "We Believed," about the revolutionary turmoil that led to Italian unification, is the frontrunner for Italy's David di Donatello Awards, with 13…
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 3 8:45 “Aftershock”Huayi Bros. Media Corp., Criterion 6 “Flesh Wounds”American World Pictures, Broadway 1 “The Big Picture”EuropaCorp, Broadway 3 “The Speak”Green Communications, AMC…
Ironically deficient in both directorial daring and insight.
As Cannes winds down, the Venice Film Festival, which runs Sept. 1-11, looks set to have a strong Asian accent with John Woo's actioner "Reign of Assassins" and Johnny To's hitman thriller "Shares"…
Twentieth Century Fox's presence at Cannes extends well beyond tonight's world premiere of Oliver Stone's "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps."
First two titles under the agreement are "Vallanzasca" and "Alien Girl."
In a landmark deal, Fortissimo Films has teamed with Fox Intl. Prods. to handle sales on a number of local FIP productions in a majority of territories.
Fox Intl. Productions is trusting real-life Italian bandit Renato Vallanzasca to generate gangbuster biz via its new Italo production outpost, called 21st Century Fox, the latest addition to its…