The National Board of Review has kicked off its annual kudo roundup with the announcement of a career achievement award to film composer Hans Zimmer, whose work on Warners' upcoming "The Last…
With few exceptions, Australian films over the past two years have been unimaginative, derivative and repetitive.
Bavaria Film Intl. continues to clock sales for local hit "The Miracle of Bern," which has earned $17 million at the German box office since its Oct. 16 release.
Showbiz union infighting is so serious in British Columbia that work is being driven out of the area, according to the Canadian Film & Television Production Assn. and the Alliance of Motion Picture…
Grupo Productores Independientes (Grupo Pi) has picked up international sales rights on Antonio Mercero's "4th Floor."
Set in the arena of professional auto racing and designed to celebrate the pursuit of speed, pic takes a long time to get anywhere. Title character's built-in recognition in French-lingo markets…
Miramax Films has acquired Shona Auerbach's Scottish pic "Dear Frankie" for distribution in North and South America, Spain, Italy and Australia.
In Ulrike Schweiger's "Twinni," the comic drama of a Viennese teen girl transplanted to a provincial town is framed at human scale, but its concerns are ultimately too dispersed for the film to work…
Ambitious in scope and intent, "Cosmic Africa" charts young South African astrophysicist Thebe Medupe's quest to reconcile science and myth. Documentarians Craig and Damon Foster follow Medupe from…
AMC Entertainment and Loews Cineplex are in talks about a merger with a goal of striking a preliminary agreement by year's end. A combo of AMC and Loews -- the No. 1 and No. 5 U.S. exhibs -- would…
Universal Pictures is set to erupt with a pic depicting the final hours of Pompeii, the Roman city buried by volcanic ash in the year A.D. 79.