The tireless fascination of French filmmakers for stories of marital ennui and middle-class adultery has produced some trite and trivial work, of which Noemie Lvovsky's "Les Sentiments" is a shining…
Edoardo Winspeare's third feature, "The Miracle," like "Pizzicata" and "Life Blood" before it, is colored by a strong sense of place -- the director's deep fascination for his native Southern Italy…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has organized the low-budget feature "Vegas Vamps." Contract will cover 41 people on the crew and provide retroactive terms, wages, conditions and…
After finding hit movie material in the book "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days," Paramount Pictures is going back to the relationship shelf.
Helmer Luis Mandoki has committed to direct "Cardboard Houses" (Casa de Carton), a drama based on the true story of a 12-year-old who is about to be forced into military duty during the civil war in…
Veteran director Yoichi Higashi, best known for the lyrical but unsettling "Village of Dreams" (1996), comes up with another deceptively titled, off-center pic in "My Grandpa." Again focusing on…
A joyously farfetched premise is skillfully molded into an offbeat slice of Boomer heaven in "Janis and John." Assured deadpan comedy, in which a mousy housewife and a loser actor achieve…
Though billed as a documentary, "The Five Obstructions" doesn't easily fall into any category. Perhaps it's best described as a game, in which a pair of Danish film directors from different…
It's called NBC Universal, for the time being, at least. It's a new media company about the size of News Corp., valued at some $42 billion. And it's going to be run by NBC topper Bob Wright.
Revolution Studios has acquired a pitch based on the life of reporter and news analyst Eric Sevareid, with Ron Howard attached to direct and Imagine Entertainment to produce.