Novelist William Boyd's first film as director, "The Trench," is a slow-burning, emotionally powerful account of the two-day buildup to the Battle of the Somme in 1916, which remains the bloodiest…
Shaw Brothers has revealed that it will invest HK$140 million ($18 million) in a joint venture to build a film studio in the Tseung Kwan O section of the city.
Thirty-three feature films and docus -- most in their N.Y. premieres -- will screen at the 10th annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival Friday through June 24 at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theatre.
What appears at first to be an uncomplicated fast-buck windfall turns into a nightmarish spiral of increasingly violent events in "Scarfies," an accomplished first feature from 26-year-old New…
International award winners, a global summit, an expanded program of outdoor screenings and retrospectives will highlight the 17th L.A. Gay and Lesbian Film Festival running July 8-19.
Never say never in Hollywood. After passing on the project a little over a week ago, Cuba Gooding Jr. is back on Fox 2000's "Navy Diver," the soph outing for "Soul Food" director George Tillman and…
What do Miramax's adaptation of Oscar Wilde's "An Ideal Husband" and "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" have in common? Both will unspool digitally in New York and Los Angeles beginning…
Christabel Albery has resigned as head of the London Film Commission, which she founded five years ago.
"Epic Proportions," the new play starring Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth (Daily Variety, May 14), will open at Broadway's Helen Hayes Theater on Sept. 17. The show begins previews Aug. 17.
U.K. cinema admissions dropped 17.5% in April to 2.34 million, continuing a slump that has lasted for over a year.
Since lensing in Tibet was forbidden to his production, the Tibetan scenery in Jean-Jacques Annaud's Brad Pitt starrer "Seven Years in Tibet" was as authentic as the Matterhorn at Disneyland, right?