The shortest and certainly the most action-dense Bond ever, "Quantum of Solace" plays like an extended footnote to "Casino Royale" rather than a fully realized stand-alone movie.
It's not every day that a prime minister drops in on a film studio -- but then it's not every day that a brand new studio facility is unveiled in Russia.
Central Partnership's strategic alliance with Paramount Pictures Intl. reflects both the trend toward greater international cooperation in the Russian film business and the Moscow-based indie…
Roger Goodman has been tapped to direct the 81st annual Academy Awards telecast.
Taking a considerable risk with their Lionsgate cash cow, the makers of "Saw V" have decided to tone down the ongoing saga's torture horror for a generally conventional cat-and-mouse detective movie.
Disney's day-and-date release "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" hits all the big Euro territories bar Italy this weekend and is expected to sing up socko biz.
U.K. distrib Optimum Releasing has acquired theatrical and home entertainment rights to helmer John Crowley's "Is There Anybody There?"
Features representing the work of 10 Central and Eastern European countries will compete in the Cottbus Film Festival at its 18th edition next month.
Paris-based sales and production shingle Wide Management has inked a series of sales and pickups, ahead of its trip to the AFM.
French distribution-production powerhouse EuropaCorp has tapped Jean-Julien Baronnet as its CEO.
Up to a third of all Russian movie projects have been put on ice as the international financial crisis begins to bite, producers and studio chiefs in the country say.