The vast semidesert of the southwest African country of Namibia will be a setting for Angelina Jolie starrer "Beyond Borders," the latest offering from producer Lloyd Phillips ("Vertical Limit").
The Victorian government has appointed new toppers to two key film bodies, the final act of a two-year restructuring of the state's film industry.
Bavaria Film Intl. has sold a string of films, including Berlin Intl. Film Festival favorite "Grill Point," to a number of territories after last month's screenings at the American Film Market in Los…
Although it gets off to a decent start, this "Time Machine" breaks down when it gets to the distant future, which in this case isn't a good place to be stranded. Often called the first genuine…
An appealing film thanks to its irresistible teenage heroine, "I, Taraneh, Am Fifteen" delivers the message that there's a new generation of strong-minded femmes out there who aren't afraid of…
Both a fascinating glimpse into the recent presidential elections in Iran and a devastating portrait of women's role in society, "Our Times" is a refreshing documentary antidote to a wave of…
Boilerplate crime comedy is the coin of the realm in "All About the Benjamins," which amiably replays the now-familiar formula of unlikely partners in thievery, all with the underlying hope that the…
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DreamWorks has optioned Mickey Birnbaum's futuristic comedy spec, "Used Guys," for Ben Stiller's Red Hour Films. Stiller is flirting with a starring role in the pic.
"Dreadnought" was considered dead in the water last fall, a collateral casualty of the events of Sept. 11, but Columbia Pictures is now throwing a life preserver to naval action thriller.
New Line is shelling out $5 million-$7 million for North American and Italian rights to a toned-down, modern refiguring of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre."