Commencing Nippon director Kazuo Kuroki's sixth decade behind the camera, "A Boy's Summer in 1945" is a lyric, novelistic drama set in the countryside in the last days before Japan's surrender ending…
An intimate portrait of a doomed marriage, Damien Odoul's "Errance" has some of the same unsettling intensity and visual power as his debut "Deep Breath," but the approach here feels more…
A comedy-romance perked by likable performances from its young cast and a soundtrack song every couple of reels, "Breaking Loose" leaves few dramatic traces when the lights go up. Centered on a…
The Brazilian government will create film commissions countrywide to stimulate the production of local pics and encourage more foreign projects to shoot here.
Swedish production house Hollystad Production has joined forces with Swedish regional film center Film i Skane to produce features and television series of 13 90-minute TV based on author Henning…
Steve Knibbs has been appointed chief operating officer of U.K. exhib Vue Entertainment.
As the ramifications of a studio-backed MPAA ban on Oscar screeners sank in, specialty division heavyweights and indie producers met in unprecedented conclaves Wednesday to discuss urgent…
After nearly 3½ years as chief of the studio's production team, Columbia Pictures prexy Peter Schlessel is planning to step down by year's end.
Strand Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to Israeli writer-director Shemi Zarhin's "Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi," the distrib's second collaboration with producer Eitan Evan after "Under the Domin Tree."
Ron Howard, Brian Grazer and Akiva Goldsman -- the Oscar-winning triumvirate from "A Beautiful Mind" -- are reteaming to make "The Da Vinci Code" for Sony Pictures Entertainment.