Perhaps there really is a "Blair Witch" curse. First it claimed three poor souls in the biggest indie breakout hit ever. Now it's wreaking evil havoc on what seemed a sure-thing franchise. Artisan…
After a happy first outing, Mexico's second annual expo of film locations will see nearly double the number of exhibitors when it kicks off on Nov. 9.
A great U.K. outing for "What Lies Beneath," local hits in several markets and two good smaller foreign preems for "Time and Tide" were among the main attractions at the foreign box office over the…
A study in the undiluted power of juxtaposition and suggestion that's sure to tickle those who relish strong, disturbing images, "The Rat" follows a solitary old man's grisly system for exorcising…
Local children's feature "Tainah -- An Amazon Adventure," documentary "Rose's Dream" and British helmer Ken Louch's "Bread and Roses" received the most important prizes at Festival do Rio, which…
Auds accustomed to the African features that usually find offshore exposure -- historical sagas, political statements, village-life depiction -- are in for a surprise with "Yellow Card." It's much…
IFC Films has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Swedish director Lukas Moodysson's "Together," which debuted at the recent Venice Film Festival.
French short-film and documaker Renaud Cohen moves into features with "Quand on sera grand," a small but engaging comedy-drama that strives to instill a New York Jewish flavor into Gallic characters…
Elizabeth Hurley is persona non grata with unions on both sides of the Atlantic, revealed Equity, the U.K. equivalent of SAG, which expelled her two years ago for failing to pay subscription fees.
In "Wild About Harry," Brendan Gleeson and Amanda Donohoe give nicely shaded perfs as an about-to-divorce couple whose split is deferred when the husband emerges from a coma thinking he's still 18…
Gaylord Entertainment specialty label Pandora Pictures is relocating from Paris to Los Angeles, although the company will continue to produce pics abroad as well as in North America.