Front Row, the cable pay per view movie service, has picked up nine pics from Pathe Distribution, including "The Blair Witch Project," "Chicken Run" and "Sleepy Hollow."
Former director Alfredo Joskowicz has been named the new head of Mexican film institute Imcine. He replaces Alejandro Pelayo at the state-funded agency that still co-produces most Mexican features…
The lack of a proper arthouse circuit is one of the biggest handicaps for the distribution of indie films in Britain. But there are signs that exhibitors are waking up to the problem.
The Lazarus of Hollywood movies in 2000, "Wonder Boys" has been revived in an act of good faith by Paramount, and as a stroke of sustaining good working relations between the studio and director…
Artist-helmer Lynn Hershman Leeson is helming "Tecknolust," with Youssef Vahabzadeh and Oscar Gubernati on board as producers. Pic, budgeted at $2 million and being shot with a high definition 24p…
Danny Aiello, Eric Bogosian, David Byrne, Willem Dafoe, Bridget Fonda, Daryl Hannah and Nick Nolte are slated to participate in BAMcinematek's Edward R. Pressman Retrospective, running Feb. 9-March…
Spain's only customized international mart for local films, the Spanish Film Screenings for Europe, pointed squarely to the main bane of local filmmaking this year: the lack of big new films to drive…
A gentle movie with a big emotional payoff, Kenneth Lonergan's "You Can Count on Me" could be considered a throwback to Oscar's favorites of years past such as "Secrets and Lies," "Tender Mercies"…
Pathe Pictures has been given the greenlight from the Film Council for another three years of Lottery franchise funding.
After fielding a handful of other offers, Mark Wahlberg has turned talks (Daily Variety, Dec. 1) into a commitment to star in Jonathan Demme's "The Truth About Charlie," a remake of Stanley Donen's…
Columbia's December release "Finding Forrester," is the kind of kinder, gentler picture that usually pops up in December to warm the hearts of Academy voters. The fact that the film stars three Oscar…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History