How do you market a family film that families have shunned but critics have embraced? The creative forces behind the Carroll Ballard-helmed "Duma" will be sitting down today with Warner Bros…
A dazzling display of Chinese fireworks celebrating the opening of extravaganza "Seven Swords," counterpointed by a burst of parochial Italian polemics, kicked off the 62nd Venice Film Festival on…
The Palm Springs Festival of Short Films has announced its program for the 11th edition, Sept. 20-26. Fest will screen 324 shorts at the Camelot Theaters, culled from a record-setting 2,400 entries…
The Vancouver Film Festival is increasing the number of American indie pics it will screen this year.
Michael Sheard, who played Adm. Ozzel in "The Empire Strikes Back" and Adolf Hitler five times, including in "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade," died Wednesday at the age of 65, his agent said.
Fewer Hollywood films shooting in Blighty meant a trip into the red for the first half of 2005 at Pinewood Shepperton, owner of the U.K.'s two largest film studios.
The Weinstein Co. has targeted Diane Lane, Thomas Jane and Mickey Rourke to topline its feature film adaptation of Elmore Leonard novel "Killshot." The crime drama will start lensing in Toronto in…
Jim Carrey is in early talks to team with Ben Stiller and play obsolete pleasure clones in "Used Guys," a comedy to be directed by Jay Roach for 20th Century Fox. Plan is to shoot next spring.
Fresh from his Tony-nominated performance in Broadway's "The Pillowman," Billy Crudup has been set for a lead role in "Mission: Impossible 3," which J.J. Abrams began directing in July for a May 2…
This year's Boston Film Festival will be scaled back to five days as it makes the transition to new executive director Robin Dawson. Originally run by Loews Cinemas, it has been operated for the past…
The Savannah Film Festival will honor Peter Falk with its lifetime achievement award on Nov. 3. Falk next stars in Paul Reiser pic "The Thing About My Folks."