Coming in under the wire for awards consideration, the two final releases of 2008 are Paramount Vantage's "Defiance," directed by Ed Zwick, and ThinkFilm's Viggo Mortensen starrer "Good."
Fox and Warner Bros. remain at war over "Watchmen," with Warners proclaiming it's not moving off its March 6 release date.
Ted Lapidus, the fashion designer who redefined chic with the 1960s unisex look, died Monday of pulmonary problems in Cannes, France. He was 79.
Veteran Chinese rocker Cui Jian, Hong Kong helmer Fruit Chan and South Korean director Hur Jin-ho will shoot an omnibus pic set in Chengdu, Sichuan, the province devastated by an earthquake that…
Moody dusk-to-dawn Italo ensembler "A Night" reps a promising directorial debut for Toni D'Angelo, the son of featured veteran singer-thesp Nino D'Angelo.
"Slumdog Millionaire" actress Freida Pinto will receive the Breakthrough Performance Award at the 20th annual Palm Springs Film Festival awards gala on Jan. 6.
The powerful China Film Assn., a Communist Party-run org akin to the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Science, has appointed veteran helmer Li Qiankuan as chairman and opened up membership to…
Yoji Yamada, the veteran helmer who has become one of Japan's most consistent exports, will crank up his new pic "Younger Brother" (Otouto) in Jan.
Just as Academy voters begin to consider their nominating ballots, a handful of specialty titles made strong gains at the Christmas box office.
Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" added another kudo to its list of honors on Sunday as it was named one of the year's eight "Moments of Significance" by the AFI.
Warner Bros. will have to scramble to settle with 20th Century Fox if it still wants to release "Watchmen" on March 6.