"Alexander" may be fighting a losing battle for box-office glory in the U.S. but Oliver Stone's epic was more victorious as it began its offshore crusade last weekend.
Just For Variety: James Bond in Legoland? I caught up with Pierce Brosnan, wife Kelly, sons Dylan, 7 and Paris, 3 Monday as they were driving to Legoland.
"Love at 16" lacks a consistent tone, but firsttime writer-helmer Kostas Haralambous partly compensates with good casting and period detail. Second-tier fests and film weeks could give this a spin…
The Paris Film Festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary this spring by renaming itself the Festival de Paris Ile-de-France and adding screening locations from the Champs-Elysees to Paris suburbs.
As awards season kicks into gear, journalist Jonathan Foreman is stepping down early from his post as chairman of the New York Film Critics Circle. The org's newly installed vice chair, Thelma Adams…
"Fahrenheit 9/11" helmer Michael Moore has been tapped to receive the filmmaker award at the IFP/New York's 14th annual Gotham Awards Wednesday at Tribeca's Chelsea Piers.
Iranian black comedy "Bitter Dream" scooped up the top Golden Alexander award (plus a check for $50,000) at the 45th Thessaloniki Film Festival, which closed Sunday.
Promoted as the foremost platform for American independent cinema, the Sundance Film Festival will become an international fest in every sense of the term as it introduces its World Cinema…
Dutch helmer Leonard Retel Helmrich's "The Shape of the Moon" took the highest prize, the E12,500 ($16,000) Joris Ivens award, at the Intl. Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam, which wrapped Sunday.
The biz is bracing for Betamax -- the sequel. In a decision reminiscent of the tech conflict that changed the industry forever, three studios -- Warner, Universal and Paramount -- have taken sides in…
Hip-hop impresario Russell Simmons and TV vet Stan Lathan are teaming with NYU film school to launch an Alumni Def Filmmaker Award in a bid to develop movies with urban and hip-hop themes.