As this year's Toronto Intl. Film Festival kicks off with the world premiere of Bruce Sweeney's "Last Wedding," a low-key but significant meeting of the cinematic minds will take place beyond the…
The 25th anniversary edition of the Montreal World Film Festival is book-ended by a couple of high-profile French-language pics, one from Quebec, the other from France. The choice of opening and…
What do "Boys Don't Cry," "Memento," "Beau Travail," "Being John Malkovich" and "Pollock" have in common? All five pics had their world premieres at recent editions of the Venice Intl. Film Festival.
Festivals are never just about the movies, or about the people who program them: They're a vibrant meeting place where filmmakers, critics, curators and buyers mingle.
At some point in the 1980s, Burt Reynolds came face to face with the fact that maybe he shouldn't keep trying to play the kind of leading-man roles that had been his stock-in-trade for more than 30…
When Sony Pictures Classics releases "The Lady and the Duke" Stateside in the spring, the unconventional historical treatment may come as a surprise to Eric Rohmer's small but faithful U.S. audience.
Decades from now, when Julianne Moore looks back on her career, she'll probably cast a particular eye on the year 2001, when she seemed to be everywhere, acting in every kind of movie.
A filmmaker who repeatedly declared in his work that cinema is dead, a revolutionary anti-capitalist who alienated virtually everyone who had joined him in the anarchistic and collectivist movement…
Eric Rohmer is being honored at this year's Venice Intl. Film Festival for his lifetime achievement in the cinema. For some of us cinephiles, this gesture of formal recognition is eminently well…
The summer's biggest B.O. videogame movie, "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider," will come into play on video Nov. 13 with an unusual bonus on the rental-priced videocassette version: an extra featurette.
Universal Pictures Franchise Development president Louis Feola has been chosen the first recipient of the Video Premiere Pioneer Award from Daily Variety sister publication Video Business.
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