Despite having a film industry that turned out 212 movies last year, France has no large studio facility capable of attracting big-budget Hollywood productions, on the scale of London's Pinewood…
As it turns out, the ultimate symbol of the Hollywood establishment is anti-establishment. When Academy voters last year gave Oscars to Roman Polanski, Pedro Almodovar and Eminem, they seemed to be…
Harvey Weinstein isn't the only one to see India as the new frontier. The U.K. Film Council is also turning covetous eyes towards the sub-continent, in the hope of establishing Britain as the partner…
Michael Eisner has to be ruing Steve Jobs' cruel sense of timing.
While the rest of the movie world had its eye Jan. 27 on Fernando Meirelles, the Brazilian helmer who copped a surprise Oscar nom as director of "City of God," he only had eyes for Kate Winslet.
What happens when a studio has a remake and a spoof of the very same film in its pipeline? Universal is dealing with just that question. On March 19, it will release "Dawn of the Dead," Zack Snyder's…
Peter Bart: The Back Lot
Last year's Cannes was widely panned as a disaster. Among the critics' complaints: No breakout hits. Awful French films. No awards for "Mystic River."
Massive security wasn't the only thing keeping revelry in check at Golden Globes after-bashes this year.
A trio of first films from Taiwan, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Germany padded away with Tiger Awards at the 33rd Rotterdam Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Feb. 1. Each award was worth $12,500 and a…
The Brit contingent gathered at the St. Regis Hotel Jan. 24 for BAFTA/LA's traditional day-before tea party during Golden Globes weekend.