After the success of "Moulin Rouge" and "Chicago," Hollywood has expressed excitement that the long-dormant musical is ready for a comeback.
Back in the dark ages -- say around 1993 -- when European films were not being shown in recently liberated Communist Bloc nations, a group of film-loving cultural attaches from European Union…
Director Oliver Stone, who is renowned for his combative stances, is waging an epic battle against Baz Luhrmann and Dino De Laurentiis. And, paradoxically, the spoils could go to Robert De Niro.
Argentina's 18th Mar del Plata film fest is unspooling in this coastal city through March 15 (it started March 6) with 16 features in competition, and there were high expectations for a strong…
Having scored a surprise success with "Jackass: The Movie," MTV Films is again pushing the envelope -- this time into arthouse territory -- with "Better Luck Tomorrow."
Brian Rosen, producer and incoming chief exec of Australia's Film Finance Corp., has set lofty goals for his new job.
$$$ -- The Universal language. And the reason oil billionaire Marvin Davis and a white-shoe investor group are itching to buy U, take it public and merge it with a partner like NBC.
Much like Alex, the character he plays in the surprise Teutonic hit "Good Bye Lenin!", Daniel Bruehl finds himself in the center of a tale that gets bigger as it unfolds.
Continental Europeans don't have a tradition of attending American musicals, and that's proving to be a marketing challenge for "Chicago," despite its 13 Oscar noms, sundry awards and glitzy cast.
The film biz is discovering the joys of theater -- again. In the early days of the talkies, Hollywood recruited its major talent from the stage, including directors (George Cukor, et al.) and stars…