Media tycoon and Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has appointed Marina Cicogna prexy of local-pic promoter Italia Cinema, continuing his bid to put political buddies in top jobs.
A cops-and-corruption thriller that aims at intellectual respectability but ends up being merely efficient, helmer Patricia Ferreira's sophomore feature, "The Impatient Alchemist," is still an…
Working Title's Gotham comedy "The Guru" will world premiere at the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival, running Aug. 14-25.
Dark whimsy with a side of regret is the order of the day in "Just a Kiss," an unpredictable relationship comedy in which everything that can go wrong does.
A poignant documentary that deals with the wedding of a Cleveland, Ohio-based Palestinian man to a young woman who has lived a traditional village life in the Middle East, "Wedding" is a fine example…
Seven years in planning and production, and financed without the support of the usual Australian government funding bodies, "The Inside Story" is a modest winner.
This adroitly made fly-on-the-wall documentary charts the troubled production of a low-budget independent Australian movie. Director Gary Doust was given complete access by the producers of what was…
Graham King's Initial Entertainment Group is in talks to step in to refinance "Borgia," Neil Jordan's $55 million Renaissance drama.
With Father's Day as the backdrop, squads of delighted children in the house and an emphasis on ohana onscreen, family was the theme at the premiere of Disney's "Lilo & Stitch," at Hollywood's El…
Sure to offend almost everyone except for card-carrying thrill-seekers, super-prolific maverick Takashi Miike's "Visitor Q" plays best as an all-stops-out riff. Blackly humorous yarn about a stranger…
The Large Format Cinema Assn. has tapped Robert Dennis as its new prexy. Dennis had been serving as interim prexy of the org and oversaw its sixth annual conference and large-format film festival…