In the run-up to this weekend's MipDoc in Cannes, Spanish producers Wanda and Transglobe are partnering on the 90-minute feature film "Birth of a Passion: The Origins of Soccer."
"Astro Boy" fever is about to hit Japan with the remake of the classic 1960s anime set to air on Fuji TV April 6 to celebrate the fictitious date the futuristic robot was created.
The 44th Marche du Film, which runs may 14-24 concurrently with the Cannes Film Festival, has reported a 55% uptick in registration to March 20 compared with last year.
Frenzied fans of "The Matrix" may pony up for a "Dreamcatcher" ticket this weekend -- even if they don't stay for the movie. That's because "The Final Flight of Osiris" will be shown nationwide…
Robert Redford's Sundance Channel has acquired Michael Winterbottom's "In This World," Golden Bear winner at last month's Berlin Film Festival, for its new U.S. theatrical distrib venture.
Finnish helmer Aki Kaurismaki has pulled out of Sunday's Oscars ceremony, where his "The Man Without a Past" is nominated in the Foreign Language section, in protest at the start of the war with Iraq.
New Yorkers in search of artistic rather than political reasons to love or hate the French will have plenty to dig into during next month's 9th Avignon/New York Film Festival.
After long delays, helmer Sergio Rubini's "L'anima gemella" (Soul mate) and Paolo Virzi's "My Name is Tanino" will be released April 11 and May 30 respectively under a distribution pact between Italo…
FilmRadar has a superb calendar of screenings in Los Angeles of historic movies, along with venue descriptions of all the quirky theaters in the vicinity.
A carefully crafted, intermittently stylish tale of amour fou, "The Blue Room" combines freshness with a nice sense of claustrophobia. However, noirish pic is let down by an often wooden script and a…