An enjoyably inconsequential take on life in Spain's southern underbelly, Alberto Rodriguez's "The Suit" takes two characters and neatly parallels them, not subjecting them to the demands of a formal…
Focus Features has promoted Tim Spencer to VP of international sales. Based in the company's New York City offices, Spencer reports to Focus exec VP of international sales and distribution Glen…
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Oscar winner Marisa Tomei will join Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences prexy Frank Pierson Tuesday in announcing nominations for the 75th Anniversary Academy Awards.
The Kopeck, or VAZ 2101, a 1970s Soviet car modeled on the Fiat, may have been a phenomenon in Russia, but "The Kopeck" is a lemon. This bizarre black comedy aims to channel the frenetic spirit of…
Four Dutch Oscar winners are urging Holland's coalition government to extend the film tax incentive scheme, which expires at the end of the year.
Alternating between gorgeous imagery and scenes of devastating brutality, "Simon, an English Legionnaire" details the coming-of-age of a young Englishman during the French-Algerian conflict.
Helmer Roland Joffe plans to make a $40 million epic on the first Anglo-Maratha war starring Bollywood's latest star, Vivek Oberoi.
Optimum Releasing, the BBC and the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival have joined forces in a new initiative to widen the range of foreign-lingo movies distributed in the U.K.
Stephen Frear's "Dirty Pretty Things," an arresting portrayal of the plight of illegal immigrants in 21st century London, scooped the best film award at the 30th Evening Standard British Film Awards…