Debuting director Matthew Parkhill's experience in commercials is evident in the flashy aesthetic of "dot the i." But behind its slick veneer and the glibness of its preposterous premise and dark…
Sam Mendes, the celebrated stage director who's helmed two much-lauded movies, most recently DreamWorks' "Road to Perdition," will be honored as director of the year at ShoWest 2003, officials said…
The Costume Designers Guild has tapped nine nominees for its awards honoring excellence in contemporary and period/fantasy films.
As the 14th annual Palm Springs Fest shuttered Sunday, eager auds and impressed observers alike shared the view that, even with a few notable glitches, the year's first major fest has taken…
The sprawling epic meller, "A Courtesan," proves an ambitious but overworked marriage of commercial sensibilities and cultural and political content. Tyro helmer Nia diNata has taken advantage of…
Doing for the cheesier Ross Hunter-style bigscreen soaps of the early/mid-'60s what "Far From Heaven" did for the plush Douglas Sirk melodramas of a decade earlier -- albeit with tongue planted much…
At least six Indian producers and television anchors are on Islamic militants' hit list for making films and programs on strife in Indian-administered Kashmir and other parts of India.
The German state of Bavaria bestowed its Award of Honor on helmer Roman Polanski for his Cannes-winning "The Pianist" in Munich on Friday.
Distributor Four Ways Features has picked up the U.S. rights to Italian pic "L'Imbalsamatore" (The Embalmer), directed by Matteo Garrone and produced by Domenico Procacci's Fandango, Italian distrib…
Three relative newcomers and two longtime vets were center stage in nominations for the 55th annual Directors Guild of America awards.
A tone-deaf horror flick in which the title character metes out punishment-fits-the-crime deaths, "The Pharmacist" manages to combine killer ladybugs, a transvestite hooker, an antelope, ancient…