FROM MIFEDTF1 International sales has announced a new English-language project from French actor Jean-Marc Barr who will be directing for the first time.
A boy becomes a man amidst the upheavals of pre-war Mexico in Carlos Carrera's "Under a Spell," an engaging piece of narrative cinema that has almost no theatrical market outside Latino territories…
With Bruce Willis on hand and a complete lineup of films from the recently departed film great Akira Kurosawa, the 11th edition of the Tokyo Intl. Film Festival opened on Saturday.
The plotting derails the play in "Real Classy Affair," the Nick Grosso study in London laddishness that --- for much of its first half --- looks well on its way to being the major work we've been…
In "Fated Vocation," the infighting and financial travails of a touring opera company are used to debate cultural-vs.-social priorities in modern-day rural Vietnam. Despite its obvious political…
Paramount Pictures has acquired Elinor Lipman's upcoming novel, "The Ladies' Man," for producer Donald De Line.
NBC's teens-to-the-grave chronicle of Motown's greatest male hitmakers is so loaded with ace performances that this warmly photographed portrait could hang nicely on a wall of gold records. Told from…
Unapix Entertainment has acquired theatrical rights to "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" and is in pre-production on a 25th anniversary installment of the classic slasher pic.
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The top eight U.S. hits pulled in a combined $82.5 million overseas last week in another brisk session, which relied more on holdovers than on new entries.