Expanding its focus a little more each year, the 14th Alpe Adria Cinema-Trieste Film Festival, held Jan. 16-23, reached beyond its original specialization in Central European fare to embrace pics…
The San Francisco Intl. Film Festival will fete Robert Altman with its inaugural Film Society Award for lifetime achievement in directing during the fest's 46th edition, which runs April 17-May 1.
Steve Martin, John Cleese and singer Charlotte Church are among those headlining pics at HBO's U.S. Comedy Arts Film Festival in Aspen, Colo.
Scheming lovers sold more movie tickets than funny tough guys this weekend. Paramount romancer "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" opened at No. 1 with an estimated $24.1 million, while Disney's action…
Just like film companies in Europe, Japanese production and distribution companies fret over the constant weakness of their films at the domestic box office, the declining number of local films and…
"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" premed Jan. 12 at a sparkling new multiplex on the Nile built by five film industry partners. They constructed the Galaxy for $3.5 million, says Gaby Khoury…
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's… Victor Webster? Brett Ratner and Warner Bros. Pictures still haven't selected their "Superman." But one the top contenders is the 30-year-old Webster, a little-known…
Oscar organizers, take note: Spain's 17th annual Goya Awards, held Feb. 1, set out to celebrate Spanish film, but ended up an antiwar rally that deepened the divide between Spain's film industry and…
Now that Warner Bros. president and chief operating officer Alan Horn has gotten serious about launching his studio's long-contemplated classics division, who's going to run the thing?
Established Hungarian helmer Peter Gothar took the best picture prize for his feature film "Hungarian Beauty," a cross-generational comedy about urban Hungarian life, at Hungarian Film Week, which…
There's an interesting financial anomaly between what ABC and NBC pay to telecast the Oscars and the Golden Globes in comparison to each show's ratings.