With a tighter selection this time around, the programmers of the Venice fest's Italian Panorama sidebar are confident that less is definitely more.
Since start-up, BSkyB's movie channels have conspicuously lacked one thing: British movies. That will soon change, as the broadcaster is angling for pay windows for up to 15 films each year.
The world premiere of Roger Avary's "Killing Zoe" will help kick off the inaugural Raindance Film Market, scheduled for Oct. 16-22 at London's Planet Hollywood. Raindance is England's first market…
The prodigal son has returned. Former CBS Records CEO Walter Yetnikoff, once the most powerful man in the music business who fell from grace three years ago, has finally started his comeback.
One of Hollywood's staunchest independents, Gus Van Sant, has reached an agreement with Columbia Pictures to helm screenwriter Buck Henry's adaptation of the novel "To Die For," which will likely go…
Caro Diario (Dear Diary). Prod.: Sacher Film. Dir.: Nanni Moretti. Cast: Moretti, Renato Carpentieri. Auto-biopic about illness that struck actor-helmer Moretti. Skedded release: November.
The hardline Chinese communist government may preach against the encroachment of Western ways, but the first Shanghai International Film Festival is set with 160 films and an international jury…
Conventional wisdom has it that of the three major European film festivals, Venice can be the most filmmaker-friendly. Directors with American films unspooling there this year agree: It fits…
In the Aug. 30 Crix' Picks, the New York Times' film critic Vincent Canby's rating for "Tito and Me" should have been "Pro."
Just like the seemingly consistent California weather, this week's box office looks a lot like last week's box office. Again Warner Bros.' "The Fugitive" is the clear viewing choice in America, and…
Exhibitors were highly optimistic heading into this summer that it was going to be a big one. With the glut of pictures slated for release, they boasted that they were in a "no-lose situation."