China's new-found friendship between big business and the big screen deepens this month with the formation of the Oriental Divine Dragon Film Company. The company's investors are two of the biggest…
The Korean film industry, led by the Korean Film Commission (Kofic), is working to save the local art film industry, fueled by a sense of urgency after several critically praised movies flopped in…
Strife within Russian film's main creative body has intensified as opponents of org's prexy Nikita Mikhalkov move into open confrontation.
For two decades, Pedro Almodovar, abetted by producer brother Agustin, has mercilessly mawked at the excesses of television in pics like "High Heels" and "Kika."
The Philippines is lagging far behind its Asian neighbors when it comes to producing internationally viable movies that would give the local cinema industry a much-needed shot in the arm.
It's still too early to call Walt Disney the Mouse that roared -- and to say that topper Michael Eisner's job is secure -- but it is fair to say the struggling entertainment company had one of its…
It's been a stuttering start to the fall season abroad, with British bookers griping last week about fragile business apart from a stellar "Signs" entry, Germany and Spain still suffering from a…
The last time Michael Chabon took on comicbooks, with his novel "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay," he won the Pulitzer Prize. Now he's signed on to rewrite "The Amazing Spider-Man," the…
Pedro and Agustin Almodovar's El Deseo is going into TV production, accompanied by the cash-rich, Barcelona-based production and services company MediaPro. Unveiled Saturday at the San Sebastian Film…
Released under a marketing and publicity blackout singlemindedly dedicated to hiding the subject matter of the film, "Trapped" is a pretty skillfully handled domestic thriller about a criminal…
The second Marrakech Film Fest closed Sunday, 10 days after workers broke ground on a local film studio financed by Universal, Fox and Dino Di Laurentiis.