Yoji Yamada's "The Twilight Samurai" (Tasogare Seibei) will join Johnnie To's "PTU" to open the 27th Hong Kong Film Festival in To's hometown.
For one week a year, the Oscar ballot counters are stars. The Monday after, it's back to 51 weeks of numbers-crunching anonymity.
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In an industry first for South Africa, the producers of the feature "Stander" have committed $40,000 to training, with most of it dedicated to a scholarship fund for film students.
Some 125 Oscar presenters and performers will receive gift baskets with a value topping $20,000. Among the contents are…
Peter Bart - The Backlot
South Korean director Lee Chang-dong ("Oasis," "Peppermint Candy") -- was named the minister of Culture & Tourism in Korea last week, one of many surprising picks in the cabinet of the…
If you want to know just how MGM plans to turn around the studio's performance at the B.O., just look at the type of spy it's sending out on missions these days.
With eight Korean productions lined up for this year, the horror genre is about to rise again -- which is scary news to some. Three years ago, 10 slasher pics bombed at the box office, causing Korean…
It's not just dot-com refugees looking back with nostalgia on the go-go 1990s. Much the same financial fondness afflicts indie and arthouse film producers struggling to fund projects during a…
An Indian television series and two feature films about 9/11 are in the works. Television director Arun Frank plans to make a series about Indians whose lives were shattered by the World Trade Center…