Tucked away in a quiet corner of northern Bavaria, the small industrial town of Hof seems an unlikely location for an international film festival. But every year at the end of October, filmmakers and…
Starring and co-written by a Glaswegian, directed by a Welshman and financed by a U.S. major, "The Big Tease" is a silly, often funny and finally engaging mocku-comedy that's the "This Is Spinal Tap"…
The Fort Lauderdale Film Festival opens like a Broadway show, with initial screenings held out of town to build word of mouth and press before opening in the big city.
Roughly an hour by train from Paris, Amiens is a predominantly working-class town blessed with some special features that would be worth the trip even if the annual film festival wasn't a haven for…
"The 13th Warrior" emerges from a couple of years on the shelf as a bloody but anemic story of he-men with broad swords and long ships fighting off marauding cannibals dressed in bear skins.
While the Toronto Intl. Film Festival has become a magnet for major Hollywood star power, Montreal World Film Festival has carved out its own distinctive niche as a home for auteur cinema from all…
Construction crews were racing against the clock to finish renovations at the Wyndham Hotel, the nerve center of the Montreal World Film Festival, in time for the fest's launch today, and festival…
The cause for dubbing foreign-language films into English for the U.S. theatrical market will receive little momentum from Miramax's Anglicizing of Robert Benigni's Oscar-winning "Life Is Beautiful."
Hammerhead Prods. -- an f/x house expanding to produce its own pics -- has sold Disney the pitch "Old" by writers Oliver Butcher and Eric Freiser.
Renegade Pictures has sprouted home entertainment and theatrical film arms, rolling out in November a collector's edition of Francis Coppola's "Cotton Club" to include 30 minutes of additional…