The film biz's favorite annual guessing game centers on the Oscar race. But this year, the betting is not about who will win or even who will be nominated: Everyone is watching to see who will be…
Sipping a cup of coffee in a restaurant just around the corner of Fuji Television's swanky headquarters in Tokyo's Odaiba district, Chihiro Kameyama glances at the latest box office report from his…
George Clooney had Venetian dowagers all but hurling their underwear at him, while 4-year-olds climbed barriers to yell "George, George" at a glimpse of the actor.
Last week, shingle producer Tomas Cimadevilla's Telespan 2000 shingle inked two deals which will be the envy of a currently cash-challenged Spanish film industry.
F.W. Murnau's "Sunrise" is seeing daylight again. The 1927 silent drama, notable as the first and only Academy Award winner in the category of best picture, unique and artistic production, was a DVD…
Italy's RAI Cinema is seeking U.S. partners to board an English-language adaptation of Marguerite Yourcenar's "Memoirs of Hadrian." Pubcaster RAI's film arm and Rome producer Enzo Peri are developing…
The 60th Venice fest was thoroughly saturated in celluloid sex -- even without a single sizzler from Scandinavia.
The good news this summer: Every weekend saw at least $100 million in total industry grosses, the first time that's ever happened. And box office hit $3.76 billion, topping last summer's record haul…
Zapped by a prolonged heat wave in Europe, the generally soft summer season overseas delivered a few hits which clicked better than in the U.S., as well as some disappointments.
Andrey Zvyagintsev's "The Return," a powerful father-and-son drama, took the 60th Venice Intl. Film Festival's Golden Lion, becoming the event's big winner after the pic from the first-time Russian…
Picking up just a few gunshots after Gus Van Sant's "Elephant," "Home Room" laboriously depicts the aftermath of a Columbine-type high school massacre. Excessive length and strained perfs hardly help…