Zhang Yimou's Chinese-lingo martial arts epic "Hero" (Yingxiong) continues to set records: After its boffo opening day last month that earned 12 million Chinese renminbi ($1.45 million), the second…
Filming has begun on "Historias Breves III" (Short Stories III), the latest installment of the government-sponsored short series that has been a stepping-stone for hot new directorial talent.
Holland's biggest film event, the Intl. Film Festival Rotterdam, prides itself on being on the cutting edge of world cinema and, this year is no exception. Five of 14 films in the main competition…
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Four decades of literary obscurity ended for Hungarian writer Imre Kertesz when he was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in October. His selection also triggered a flood of offers from movie…
The most influential player in the movie biz this year will not be a producer, actor or studio exec. It will be a small, shiny object in a flat box. Since its introduction to consumers in 1997, the…
When the Metro Manila Film Festival opens on Christmas Eve -- starting a two-week run of all-Filipino movies in all theaters nationwide -- many entries will feature special effects.
Whoever thought rooting for the underdog would mean pulling for Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise? Yet after being shut out of the 2002 Golden Globe nominations, 20th Century Fox finds itself battling…
"Spider-Man" had South African parents crawling the walls when they discovered children under 10 couldn't get in to see it because of the South Africa's Film & Publications Board's age restriction.
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