Known (if at all) on the fest circuit for his quirky, male-centered pics focused on unpredictable losers, Nipponese helmer Junji Sakamoto takes a left turn into quieter waters with "Face," an almost…
Phil Alden Robinson ("Field of Dreams") is in final negotiations to direct Paramount Pictures' "The Sum of All Fears," a thriller based on the 1992 Tom Clancy bestseller, to which Ben Affleck is…
Self-consciously movieish to a fault, "When Brendan Met Trudy," Kieron J. Walsh's feature debut, is an offbeat, mildly engaging Irish romantic comedy that panders to its viewers. Based on the first…
An impressionistic hymn to both Sao Paulo and one unique regional music form, Brazilian-born, Paris-based docu veteran Cesar Paes' "Saudate for the Future" is an infectious delight. Taking a…
Hollywood was reminded this weekend that it's often better to re-release the original than open a remake. Warner Bros.' reissue of 1973 horror pic "The Exorcist" turned the most heads this weekend…
BBC Films has joined forces with Germany's Kinowelt and Spain's Lolafilms in an alliance to develop and produce English-language movies.
Take that, New York dance mafia: New docu "Artists in Exile" convincingly argues that, given an East Coast critical/aesthetic bias, much innovative choreography elsewhere has been overlooked…
Four British films have made the field of 40 on the short list for the European Film Awards, to be presented by the European Film Academy on Dec. 2 in a ceremony at the Theatre National de Chaillot…
Dieter Kosslick, the future head of the Berlinale, has enraged film subsidy colleagues after issuing a wakeup call to what he referred to as a bunch of "conservative snorers afraid of changing."
Gaylord Entertainment has started production on a yet-to-be-titled Imax movie tracing the roots of country music for release next year.
Pathe Pictures, one of the U.K.'s three lottery franchises, has signed a first-look deal with Michele Camarda's Kismet Film Co.
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