Adolf Hitler's favorite helmer Leni Riefenstahl is still a hot potato, as a one-off unspooling of her 1934 classic "Triumph of the Will" recently proved.
A landmark year for the way animated features looked, 1999 was also memorable for the way pics such as "Iron Giant," "Princess Mononoke" and "Toy Story 2" sounded.
At a young age, Gavin Hood was told by his parents and friends alike: "'You'll never make any money in theater,' " he recounts dryly, " 'So take your big mouth and study law.' "
Thesp turned helmer Joan Chen returned to China to direct her first film, "Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl," and ended up mounting a guerrilla production that won her an Intl. Freedom of Expression honor…
New Line can't wait for next Friday. The mini-major's riding its strongest B.O. horse since last summer's "Austin Powers" sequel, as the low-budget pic "Next Friday" scored a resounding win for the…
Oscar may be holding his ears again this year when the nominees for sound and sound effects editing are announced, if the tradition of honoring earsplitting soundtracks sticks. Add you can probably…
Educated at a boarding school in the Himalayas, Tarsem saw "maybe four movies a month, 90% of them English. But sometimes we would go into town and see Indian movies."
Unlike the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, which used the "Year of the Woman" as it 1993 Oscar theme -- a proclamation widely derided as having more bark than bite -- organizers for…
Anthony Minghella has been named ShoWest 2000 director of the year, picking up some buzz heading into Sunday's Golden Globe Awards.
Schizophrenia isn't pretty in people, but it seems to be working just fine for the Sundance Theatre Program.
When he arrived in Russia six years ago, director Tony Pemberton didn't expect he'd end up making a film there. Nor, he candidly admits, did he expect that the resulting "Beyond the Ocean" would be…