As the American Film Market came to a close Tuesday, Focus Features closed its deal for North American rights on Sofia Coppola's "Lost in Translation," which stars Bill Murray and Scarlett Johanssen…
Alberto Sordi, comic legend of postwar Italian cinema, died Monday at his house in Rome after suffering a heart attack. He was 82.
Fresh from overseeing a slew of Oscar-nominated songs and scores for the company, Randy Spendlove has re-upped as president of motion picture music for Miramax Films.
Route 66 Prods. has named Ron Tippe VP of development after a year and a half as a director of development.
In an upset victory, low-key comedy of manners "Quebec-Montreal" took the top prizes at the Jutra Awards, the Quebec film awards, held Sunday night in Montreal.
The dearth of female directors, editors, writers and cinematographers in top Hollywood films continues to drive the Guerrilla Girls ape, with the underground feminist group readying its latest…
A raw but determined agitprop drama from South Africa's semi-underground filmmaking community, "God Is African" depicts a fictional clash in 1995 between native-born South African college students…
The Writers Guild of America East has tapped Nora Ephron to receive its Ian McLellan Hunter Award for lifetime achievement in writing.
Good intentions aren't enough to salvage technically stilted and overly melodramatic "Babij Jar," saga of fates of two neighboring families -- one Jewish, the other not -- set against the…
Imbued with street sense yet made with family-friendly limits on harsh language and violence, "Anne B. Real" is both a shamelessly contrived and unalterably sincere portrait of a high school girl who…