Amid the biggest boom in the history of the country's cinema, the sixth edition of the Pusan Intl. Film Festival (Nov. 9-17) underlined its status as East Asia's leading event, with a rich selection…
The federal government has vowed to protect Oz film and TV from World Trade Organization free trade negotiations after intensive lobbying by the local industry.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Weeks after Washington enlisted Hollywood's help with the war effort, Fox has organized the international premiere of "Behind Enemy Lines" this Thanksgiving weekend on a U.S. aircraft carrier…
The Ontario Film Review Board has rated Catherine's "Fat Girl," the new film by controversial French director Catherine Breillat ("Romance"), "not approved" on appeal. The ruling effectively bans the…
The Sundance Institute has announced its 21-project lineup for the second annual Sundance Online Film Festival. Event runs Dec. 20-Jan. 20, with awards presented Jan. 17.
On Nov. 5 an immaculately turned-out Juan Jose Nieto, prexy of Telefonica Media, took the stage at a Madrid hotel to make a rare public declaration about the company's future and rename it Admira.
The aptly named "Out Cold" is a 90-minute off-season slice of semi-defrosted "American Pie" that even the least discriminating viewers will immediately forget they had.
Arriving so soon after "A Knight's Tale," a much funnier commingling of medieval action and anachronistic attitudes, and the 25th-anniversary reissue of the classic "Monty Python and the Holy Grail,"…
Korean helmer Song Il-Gon's debut feature "Flower Island" won the New Current Section, the only competition at the sixth Pusan Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday.
The CineAsia movie convention, postponed this year in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks, will be staged in Thailand Dec. 3-5, 2002.