The Russians are returning to Cannes big time, with a Market pavilion twice the size of last's year stand, which repped the local film industry's first ever foray onto the Croisette.
Paramount Pictures has acquired an untitled Tokyo-set thriller that will be developed as a directing vehicle for Pierre Morel.
Pat Kaufman, the New York state official who heads the Governor's Office for Motion Picture and TV Development, has received the 2009 Arthur M. Loew Jr. Crystal Vision Award.
Helmer Costa-Gavras' "Eden Is West" was awarded top prize by a jury of the L.A. Film Critics Assn. at the 13th annual City of Lights, City of Angels fest, which closed Sunday.
Dimension Films has bought feature rights to Sarah Langan's yet-to-be published horror novel "Audrey's Door" in a preemptive purchase.
Four overweight friends decide to start a sumo wrestling club.
Albert Maysles will be honored at the AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs fest at the Charles Guggenheim Symposium in June.
Hollywood may have foreshadowed the future of Pontiac in "Transformers" when one of the film's heroic robots, played by the carmaker's two-seater roadster, was violently ripped apart and tossed aside.
This cliche-ridden story of two sisters with artistic ambitions rarely rises above school-talent-show skill level.
FROM THE MOMENT Hollywood first invented itself, the battle lines were drawn: The stars vs. the suits. Most observers agree that the balance of power today resides more with the suits than at any…
A movie that was probably a lot more fun to make than it is to watch.