A broad spread of international cinema, headlined by some cutting-edge fare and a sprinkling of fest faves, marks this year's Directors Fortnight lineup, the last of the sections to reveal its slate…
At a board meeting Tuesday night, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences voted to table a motion to rescind its January decision to combine the categories of documentary feature and docushort.
Natalie Portman, who next appears in the oncoming summer steam-train "Star Wars: Episode I -- Phantom Menace," is in final negotiations to star in "Where the Heart Is," the feature helming debut for…
TF1 Intl., the film sales arm of France's private television group TF1, has pacted with Merchant Ivory Prods. to coproduce James Ivory's upcoming "The Golden Bowl."
Castle Rock and Simian Films made a preemptive mid- against high-six-figure purchase of "Caesar's Ashes," a buddy comedy pitch to be written by Pat Kopka and Dan Ljoka as a vehicle for Hugh Grant.
Rap was born on disc 20 years ago with "Rapper's Delight" by the Sugarhill Gang. MOT, a kick of a Hollywood in-joke, are doing their best to see that the genre never makes it to 21.
There was no shortage of new releases overseas at the weekend -- but a worrying lack of crowd pleasers as the recent U.S. box office depression continued to have a knock-on effect.
"Beast Cops" scooped five major prizes at the 18th Hong Kong Film Awards over the weekend.
Retro rockers Lenny Kravitz and the Black Crowes proved a logical and successful pairing that had the somewhat dubious honor of being the first out of the gate among this year's summer shed tours…
The third annual City of Lights, City of Angels premieres tonight at the Directors Guild, with Bertrand Tavernier's "Ca Commence Aujourd'hui" ("It Starts Today"), a Berlin Festival selection.
Polygram Filmed Entertainment is changing its name to Universal Pictures Intl., the latest step in integrating PFE into U's operations.