Neither the best nor the worst of movies derived from videogames, "Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li" at least gives action fans plenty to ogle besides the titular heroine (Kristin Kreuk).
Oscar snub? Who cares? While some crix decried the omission of Italy's "Gomorrah" in this season's foreign-language category, Matteo Garrone's naturalistic Mafia pic has quietly been doing boffo biz…
Clarence Swensen, who played a Munchkin soldier in the "The Wizard of Oz," died Feb. 25 in Pflugerville, Texas.
Studios are fretting about their golden goose, otherwise known as homevideo. Sales are dropping. Blu-ray has yet to take off. And no one seems to know for sure what will be the next great way people…
Slower-than-expected Blu-ray sales, as well as slumping numbers for DVD sales overall, have forced studios to come up with new ways to make their discs more attractive. That's meant adding more…
A blockbuster book trilogy is poised to become Sweden's first film franchise. An English-language version is being mulled, according to Swedish production company Yellow Bird execs, who have signed…
Upstart Indian shingle UTV pictures is out to prove it can push boundaries in India while breaking ground overseas as well. The Mumbai-based studio produces a range of successful pics, some through a…
The fourth biennial Adelaide Film Festival shuttered March 1 after screening a dozen world premieres and cementing its reputation as a vibrant screen hub. By mid-festival box office traffic was up…
When it comes to staying power, Disney's "Bolt" is the real deal at the international box office. In its 13th week, the toon came in No. 2 over the Feb. 20-22 weekend, grossing an estimated $11.7…
China's growing economic muscle and increasingly sophisticated film market is causing major changes in the Asian biz and sending shock waves rippling across the Hong Kong film market in particular.
Peter Scarlet is ankling as creative director of the Tribeca Film Festival on the eve of its eighth edition and his seventh.