Judging from the audience reaction during its regional theatrical run as weekend matinee fare, pic will satisfy even easily distractible small fry while mildly amusing their indulgent parents. Brief…
Indie film guru John Pierson goes native, sort of, in "Reel Paradise," an engaging docu about his year-long stint showing free movies to the locals at what's purportedly the world's most remote…
Argentina's 20th Mar del Plata Film Festival, Latin America's only FIAPF category one fest, will open with Balhman Ghobadi's "Turtles Can Fly" and showcase 17 other pics from March 10-20.
Buenos Aires-based production company Patagonik Film Group has tapped Gaul's Celluloid Dreams as the international sales agent for Fabien Bielinsky's "The Aura," the helmer-scribe's follow up to his…
Warner Independent Pictures has snapped up North American and U.K. rights to helmer Hany Abu-Assad's "Paradise Now."
Bob Daly has been named board of trustees chairman at Save the Children. He replaces Tom Murphy, who completed his seven-year term and has been named chair emeritus.
Canuck distributor ThinkFilm is launching ThinkFilm Kids to widen its customer base. The specialty unit will focus on learning and educational product for the homevideo and DVD market aimed at kids…
Way back in early July, with headline hysteria over Harvey Weinstein's likely exit from the Disney fold, the New York Post declared the mini-major's co-topper would be out the door that very week.
Runaway production is making a U-turn for Gotham, coaxed by an aggressive new state and city tax incentive program that's been in full play only since Jan. 1.
This year's Mexican Ariel awards will be a two-horse race, but the odds-on favorite is a duck. Fernando Eimbcke's "Temporada de patos" (Duck Season) has been nominated for 12 Ariels, Mexico's highest…
An ungainly hodgepodge of vaudeville-style comedy, turgid soap-operatics, and joyful epiphanies of gospel-flavored uplift, "Diary of a Mad Black Woman" may appear to be based on an unworkable…