A high-octane launch by "Gone in Sixty Seconds" energized Japan last weekend, two days away from becoming the 12th hit to cross the $100 million mark this calendar year. "What Lies Beneath" stood up…
UGC is in hot water again over its highly successful cheap cinema pass.
VANCOUVER -- Canuck film producers are elated with a new cut-rate payment formula for low-budget films just announced in eastern Canada by the actors' union ACTRA, but the British Columbia ACTRA…
In his sophomore effort, the political melodrama "The Contender," Rod Lurie shows vast improvement as a writer and director over his feature debut "Deterrence," which was both an artistic and…
LONDON -- Former Monty Python member Terry Jones is launching a U.K. production company, Messiah Pictures, which he hopes will re-create the success of Python-founded film companies Handmade Films…
Dramatizing the terrifying discrimination against women in Iranian society, Jafar Panahi's "The Circle" both fascinates and horrifies with its bold assertions about what it means to be a woman under…
With "Into the Arms of Darkness," a splendid follow-up to his Oscar-winning documentary, "The Long Way Home," writer-director Mark Jonathan Harris adds another significant panel to the growing body…
In an attempt to replicate his success with "The Full Monty," director Peter Cattaneo has tapped a relatively low-key cast of British thesps to topline his latest comedy, "Lucky Break."
Billy Crudup, co-star of Cameron Crowe's "Almost Famous," has signed to play opposite Cate Blanchett in Gillian Armstrong's "Charlotte Gray."
As long as it stays with the music and in a larky, serio-comic vein, "Duets" takes the audience for a jaunty spin. A cross-country road movie about three twosomes headed for a karaoke contest in…