Frederic Sichler was named managing director of StudioCanal on Friday, ending months of suspense over who would get the top job at Vivendi Universal's Euro film arm.
A "Romeo and Juliet"-style story of lovers from clashing cultures, "Bollywood Queen" attempts to fuse the fantastic flights of Hindi musicals with the more down-to-earth realism of community-specific…
A psychological drama about the rediscovered passion and pain of a long-ago love, "Benjamin" sacrifices clarity and emotional involvement to its frustratingly convoluted structure.
There's something sad about the fact Travis Wilkerson's docu featurette "An Injury to One" was programmed in the Sundance "Frontiers" section -- its avant-gardism is as old-school as '20s Soviet…
After wallowing in the doldrums for most of 2002, the Indian film industry was happily buffeted by fresh trade winds in the dying moments of the year, with a Bollywood pic and a Hollywood pic going…
South African President Thabo Mbeki's stubborn adherence to a radical-minority opinion that HIV transmission doesn't cause AIDS gets raked over the coals in "State of Denial," Elaine Epstein's strong…
In "Tom Dowd," Miami filmmaker Mark Moormann celebrates one of 20th century music's unsung craftsmen, whose collaborations stretched from jazz legends Dizzy Gillespie and Charles Mingus to…
George Livery has been tapped for the new role of commercial director of Hoyts Cinemas Australia, responsible for marketing, retail sales, merchandising and customer strategies.
Films from South Korea, Argentina and Russia took the top prizes at the Intl. Film Festival Rotterdam on Friday as the 12-day event spun into its final weekend.
The British Academy of Film & Television Arts/Los Angeles has named four new members to its board of directors.