More tribute than docu, Joe Cardona and Mario de Varona's film about the late, great Cuban diva Celia Cruz assembles dynamite archival clips, homages by Cruz's surviving musical co-stars, candid…
Greece's Thessaloniki Intl. Film Festival Monday announced the first seven of its 14-pic competition line up with the European premieres of three Asian films among highlights scheduled for its 49th…
"Edwin A. Salt" is about to undergo a gender change. Once expected to star Tom Cruise, the Columbia Pictures espionage thriller will be redrafted by screenwriter Kurt Wimmer as a star vehicle for…
Shochiku is offering its iconic "Tora-san" pic franchise on its Shochiku online site on a pay-per-view basis -- the first time the films have appeared online.
A quirky combination of docu and homemovie, "Action Boys" follows a group of Korean stuntmen wannabes from training auditions to eventual careers, some of them even in movies.
A Mexican woman sold into sexual slavery, a local car thief with dreams of respectability and a Japanese English-language teacher who moonlights as an assassin unknowingly race toward a single…
Fuji TV will make a third feature in its hit "Umizaru" franchise about the lives and loves of Japanese Coast Guard divers, producer Hirotsugu Usui has revealed on the website of the second pic…
Koji Yamamura's "Franz Kafka's a Country Doctor" won the Grand Prix at the 12th Hiroshima Animation Festival for shorts, which ended Monday in Hiroshima.
After the stampede to the opening session of "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor," Hong Kong moviegoing returned to more normal levels last weekend although demand was dampened by the Olympic…
Gianandrea Mutti, a BIM Distribuzione marketing and acquisitions exec known on the international festival circuit for being as passionate about movies as he was piercingly ironic about life, died…