In these worrying times, audiences around the world are thirsting for light, escapist fare, and last weekend they were sated by "Maid in Manhattan," "Die Another Day," "Lilo & Stitch," "Daredevil"…
With easily digestible, Italianate charmer "Solino," helmer Fatih Akin completes his move to mainstream. Yarn, about a southern Italian family that moves to a gray mining region of Germany in the…
Made before his current fest item, "The Blessing Bell," Sabu's "Drive" is pretty much a classic slice of the Nipponese maverick's universe, centering on a bemused journey by an ordinary Joe through a…
At first glance a standard-issue youth comedy, about four Neapolitan boys on a lark abroad, "Cape North" slowly acquires a weightier mass. By pic's end, first-time writer-helmer Carlo Luglio has…
Kicking off a program of Academy Award-winning features available for sale, online movie service Movielink will offer a free download beginning today of Sony's Oscar-nominated animated short "The…
U.K. film and TV financing and sales company Odyssey Entertainment has optioned the feature film rights to the novel "Coastliners" by Joanne Harris ("Chocolat").
As a U.S. invasion of Iraq moves toward inevitability, Hollywood is quietly tightening security.
Oscar-nominated "Catch Me if You Can Star" Christopher Walken and Glenn Close are in talks to join the Frank Oz-directed remake of "The Stepford Wives," and Paramount is also wooing country…
Gotham distrib Wellspring has picked up domestic rights to a pair of foreign titles. Bahman Ghobadi's Cannes bower "Marooned in Iraq" is set for April. Story follows a Kurdish musician and his two…
Filmmaking team Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick have joined the Humanitas Prize Board of Directors.