The festival got stuck in second gear, but the market hit overdrive from the start and kept going right through to the checkered flag.
Despite moral watchdogs lamenting Hollywood's vile tendencies, the studios have actually been cleaning up their act. R-rated films, once the studios' mainstay, are on the decline, both in numbers and…
If last year's Berlinale looked good on paper and generally turned out well, at this year's edition (Feb. 10-20) the 22-pic Competition stubbornly refused to catch fire.
A combo of the Chinese New Year holidays in Asia, school vacations in the U.K., Germany and Scandinavia and an injection of fresh blood rejuvenated biz in many territories last week.
Exhibitors are clamoring for the re-release of the original X-rated "Deep Throat," which will open in five cities Feb. 25. Film labs haven't shared their enthusiasm.
Italo shingle Cattleya -- co-producer of Radu Mihaileanu's Berlin Panorama opener "Live and Become" -- has a slew of new film and TV projects in the pipeline.
Paramount and MGM are seizing an opporunity to cash in on families and the holidays.
The Miami Film Festival is growing by leaps and bounds under director Nicole Guillemet. The same cannot be said for Encuentros, the market component added by the former Sundancer to the historically…
The Backlot: It became abundantly clear last week that the Lion was going out with a whimper, not a roar.
Imagine a movie helmed by a Palestinian, with two Palestinian suicide bombers as protagonists, an Israeli as co-producer, and the state-run Israel Film Fund as a possible financier of its…
When the Glenn Close starrer "Heights" was pulled from the competitive lineup at Berlin mere hours before the fest kicked off, the ensuing sturm und drang starkly revealed the tenuous relationship…