Spanish director Alex de la Iglesia has been awarded Spain's National Cinema Prize.
The Hollywood majors are threatening to slash their release slate and open titles in English without subtitles in Catalonia, one of Spain's richest regions.
Former BBC Worldwide exec Gavin Miller has been tapped as CEO of Scotland's new Center for the Moving Image.
Swiss officials are nearing a decision whether to extradite Roman Polanski to the U.S. to face prosecution in a 1977 sex case.
About forty protesters objecting to the pic's alleged "biased" slant on the annual dolphin slaughter showed up at the Image Forum Theater in Tokyo's Shibuya district.
He was 73 and had been in failing health for some time.
Hollywood writers saw a 12% rebound in earnings last year -- recovering much of the 15.4% financial hit that they took in 2008.
Julia Roberts and Javier Bardem star in the Columbia pic out August 13. Pic also features James Franco, Viola Davis and Billy Crudup:
John Malone's Starz unit wants out of the movie financing biz. That much has become clear in the wake of the departures Thursday of Overture CEO Chris McGurk and chief operating officer Danny Rosett.
The MGM saga looks likely to be prolonged for awhile as it continues its search for a savior.
Um…is that "Chicago's" cub? Screen Gems has unveiled the first images of "Burlesque," the contemporary musical starring Cher and Christina Aguilera. And while it doesn't have the same A-list cast, …