Did a doomed donkey really kick thesp John C. Reilly off the set of Lars von Trier's "Manderlay"? Papers all over the globe were buzzing late last week about Reilly's alleged refusal to do the film…
Keeping up his prolific pace, Michael Winterbottom will premiere yet another new movie, "Nine Songs," in the market at this month's Cannes Film Festival.
American horror, British family fare and an Irish zombie comedy make up the diverse new slate of movies from Ralph Kamp and Louise Goodsill's sales outfit Odyssey Entertainment.
Is Tinseltown creatively bereft -- or eternally optimistic? With four biopics in development, the British femme warrior Boudica has become the latest member of an arcane but increasingly crowded…
The first hot, sunny weekend in parts of Europe this spring zapped ticket sales, taking a bit of gloss off the nonetheless potent bows of "Kill Bill, Vol 2." But Miramax's splatterfest met an even…
The hospitalization of soccer star Diego Maradona, perhaps Argentina's greatest living hero, has kicked up major media coverage and brought a long-gestating biopic off the bench.
Tartan USA, the recently announced Stateside arm of British indie Tartan Films, has entered a three-way alliance for U.S. theatrical distribution with Dada Films, run by former First Look execs M.J…
Voiceover: Listening to News Corp. chief operating officer Peter Chernin and Viacom chairman-CEO Sumner Redstone talk last week about costs in the film biz, one could be forgiven for being puzzled.
MTV and Nickelodeon -- the rowdy siblings of the Paramount family -- are now sitting at the adult table. Long relegated to churning out low-cost pics aimed at young moviegoers, MTV and Nick are being…
The documentary hits just keep coming in the wake of "Bowling for Columbine." The latest success comes from IFC's "Touching the Void," a drama-doc based on Joe Simpson's bestseller about his…