Zhu Wen's latest pic, "South of the Clouds," will underline his position as a leading figure in the increasingly prestigious world of Chinese cinema, but the reclusive helmer says cinema in the…
With "Vera Drake," helmer Mike Leigh may have accomplished the impossible: making a film about abortion that both sides of the debate can admire.
With a box office tally of ¥8.4 billion ($76.4 million) for this year's local breakout hit "Crying out for Love, From the Center of the World" (Japanese acronym: "Sekachu") on the books, the same…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Those unfortunate folks who preside over movie ratings apparently spent more time ulcerating over "Team America: World Police" than over any film in recent memory. At issue: Should the film get a…
Pathe is counting on a clutch of 40-year-old puppets to make "The Magic Roundabout" as popular with kids worldwide as Dougal the dog was to anyone over 40 who ever watched a television in the U.K. or…
How's this for an October surprise? Michael Moore's pre-Election day spesh has been yanked off the pay-per-view ballot, and already, the filmmaker appears to be mulling a legal challenge to the…
Weekend Box Office Preview AUTUMN LAFFS "Team America" is on a mission to outstrip previous fall-holiday R-rated comedies, which typically fall short of the boffo spring-summer numbers…
The Intl. Hofer Filmtage Festival is dedicating retrospectives to U.S. filmmakers John McNaughton and Jerry Barrish.
Chris Columbus, best known for his hit family fare, including the blockbuster "Harry Potter" franchise, is changing gears, channeling his inner rock god in his latest project.
Mark Damon has exited his post as chairman-CEO of Media 8 Entertainment to form his own production company. Damon's departure has been long rumored. Vice chairman Sammy Lee bought a 63% controlling…
Warner Bros. and Playtone have set Julia Roberts to top its vocal cast for "Ant Bully," the CGI animated film written and being directed by "Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius" helmer John Davis.