Heat and "Dust" set the tone as the 58th Venice Intl. Film Festival got under way Wednesday amid sweltering humidity, an opening ceremony low on star wattage and a downbeat critical response to the…
New Line Cinema is poised to switch the German distribution of its movies from Kinowelt to Warner Bros. in 2002.
One of the grand old men of Spanish cinema, Francisco Rabal, died Wednesday afternoon while returning from a tribute to him at the Montreal Film Festival.
From Adventures in Motion Pictures to New Adventures: Matthew Bourne has formed a new company for his stage and film projects. The British choreographer is best known here for his staging of "Swan…
Seven years after sharing the Venice Golden Lion for his debut feature, "Before the Rain," Macedonian auteur Milcho Manchevski is back with "Dust," his highly problematic sophomore effort…
The 2002 Sundance Film Festival has issued its call for entries. Deadline for American dramatic and documentary feature film submissions is 5 p.m. Sept. 28. Deadline for short films and international…
Charles Randolph, who wrote "The Life of David Gale," a Kevin Spacey-Laura Linney pic that Alan Parker begins lensing for Universal next month, has inked deals for three scripts.
For every Amenabar there's an Almodovar. These are the young artists not so anxious to parlay their perfect English and film festival honors into Hollywood careers.
Juliette Binoche. Paul Verhoeven. Penelope Cruz. Lasse Hallstrom -- all familiar, if not household, names for U.S. moviegoers. But while these foreign actors and directors have established healthy…
The tempest over the violence in Tim Blake Nelson's "O" may, in the end, be much ado about nothing, but it certainly slowed the film along its long road to a U.S. bow.
For seven years, the division of labor between Miramax Films and Dimension Films has been clear-cut: Harvey Weinstein has managed the former (which is known for its arthouse fare) while Bob has run…