Much-hyped gangster pic plays like a relic of '60s Pop Art cinema, squandering a name cast (Amitabh Bachchan, Jackie Shroff, Gulshan Grover) in an overplayed, poorly directed yarn packed with guns…
After lashing out at this year's Toronto and Venice fests, outspoken Montreal World Film Festival topper Serge Losique is attacking the city's rival event, the Montreal Festival of New Cinema & New…
A lyrical, meticulously-crafted and unexpectedly melancholy homage to the battered but resilient inhabitants of a battered but resilient city, Fernando Perez's pic fuses fiction and documentary…
Spanish daily newspaper El Mundo is teaming with mini-studio Filmax and broadcaster Telecinco to produce terrorist thriller E5 million ($5.7 million) "Lobo," Mundo's first sizable feature film.
Film financing body Filmstiftung NRW has slated some $8.5 million in support of 24 projects, including $1.4 million for the sequel to kids' cartoon pic "The Little Polar Bear."
"Dirty Pretty Things" is vying for the title of best British indie film with Danny Boyle's "28 Days Later," Gregor Jordan's "Buffalo Soldiers," Peter Mullan's "The Magdalene Sisters" and David…
With his "Mad Max" sequel stalled, Mel Gibson has found a new chopper. Gibson is negotiating with Warner Bros. Pictures to star in "Under and Alone," an action drama based on the true story of ATF…
In a seven-figure deal, MGM has set lawyer-turned-writer David E. Kelley to script the feature remake of Agatha Christie's classic mystery "Witness for the Prosecution."
Spyglass Entertainment Group, which signed a four-year first-look non-exclusive co-financing and production deal with DreamWorks in December, will move its deal to Sony's Columbia Pictures.
The Palm Springs Fest of Short Films wrapped Monday with attendance up 30% to 11,000. The seven-day fest screened more than 265 short films culled from 2,000 submissions.
Newmarket Film Group has picked up U.S. distribution rights to "Stander," starring Thomas Jane. Directed by Bronwen Hughes ("Forces of Nature"), pic was acquired out of the Toronto Film Festival.