Thoughtful made-for-tube drama, "Facing the Forest," which preemed in Victoria and then played the 17th Israeli Film Festival, is an unassuming affair. Subtle messages about historical relationships…
Stockard Channing is in final negotiations to play a Barbara Walters-esque journalist in Regency Enterprises' romantic comedy "Life, or Something Like It," starring Angelina Jolie.
Africa's popular New Directions shorts series aimed at unearthing new filmmaking talent on the continent is going digital for this year's 11th annual contest. Hosted by South African pay TV station…
After his pretentious 1996 drama "The Bachelor," vet Greek director Nikos Panayotopoulos makes a considerable return to form with "Edge of Night," a relationships-cum-road movie with interesting…
Patrick Fugit is no longer almost famous. The in-demand thesp has played hard-to-get since his star turn in Cameron Crowe's Oscar-winning "Almost Famous," but has finally sparked to the scent of…
Paul Pflug has been promoted to exec VP of national publicity and corporate communications for Artisan Entertainment.
Based on the true story of the biggest underground escape attempt from East to West Berlin, "The Tunnel" is a cracking slice of old-fashioned, widescreen entertainment that deserves play beyond…
Words jump off the page and into the lives of cafe habitues in the aptly titled "Coffee and Language," a single-setting chatfest that avoids almost all the pitfalls of dialogue-heavy urban fare. A…
Sundance may have rejected his short film "Bullet in the Brain," but tyro helmer David Von Ancken still managed to turn himself into the center of attention in Park City last January.
The Mouse House is keeping one of its key family men: The Walt Disney Co. has extended and expanded a deal with on-lot television and feature producer Mike Karz for two more years.
A pair of cretinous window washers foil a "Die Hard"-style hostage-burglary at Paris' tallest skyscraper in "The Towering Montparnasse Inferno." Popular young comic duo Eric & Ramzy play the…