First-half figures released by Spanish film institute ICAA confirm the country's sagging box office fortunes.
Screenwriters are freaking at Hollywood's endless tweaking. But if it's any consolation, there's no class distinction here: A-list scribes are being tortured as much as novice scripters.
Authorities in Malaysia have stepped up their efforts to curb rampant video piracy in the country, mounting hundreds of raids, seizing more than 1 million DVDs and VCDs and making numerous arrests in…
Don't be fooled by the success of specialty pics "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," "Monsoon Wedding" and "Y tu mama tambien" - it's crunch time for indie distribs and producers.
Now that he's completed work on U's "Red Dragon," Brett Ratner plans to begin production on a third installment of "Rush Hour" for New Line Cinema in January 2004 -- if another project doesn't…
As the first anni of Sept. 11 approaches, many eyes are on the changes wrought in Afghanistan, but none more so than those of producer John Roche and co-producer/associate director Vida Zaher Khadem.
Michael Beubis' "Fault Lines" sprinkles acid dialogue on a generally good-natured ensemble comedy about young Angelinos in and around the theater and film biz.
Two strangers from opposed religions turn to each other for mutual protection in "Mr. and Mrs. Iyer," a drama of impeccable intentions flawed by arch dialogue and only OK direction. Second…
A Quebecoise seismologist feels the earth move in mysterious ways when returning to the town of her birth in "Chaos and Desire," an impressive sophomore venture by writer-director Manon Briand that…
Loosely grouped around the theme of "war" and its aftermath, these three DV shorts by East Asian helmers in their 30s and 40s are conveniently arranged in ascending order of merit. Compilation co-won…
Every seven years or so, a new Franco Piavoli film appears which strongly divides auds between admiration (the few) and sleep (the many). No exception is "At the First Breath of Wind," a wordless…