Japanese pics beat the Hollywood competish like a giant taiko drum in 2006. Six, led by the Studio Ghibli toon "Tales From Earthsea," raked in ¥5 billion ($43.5 million) or more, while local pics…
Akihabara, the Tokyo district that's paradise for purchasing electronics and toon-related DVDs and costume wear, has recently been undergoing a makeover. The smaller specialty shops that have made…
New selections from Taiwan and Israel were among the record 63 entries for the foreign-language Oscar that include pics from first-timers Azerbaijan and Ireland.
The 12th annual edition of the Angelus Student Film Festival bestowed its Patrick Peyton Excellence in Filmmaking Award on Chapman U.'s Nicholas Ozeki on Tuesday. Fest's highest honor includes a cash…
After recent pics "Into the Wild" and "The Last Winter," Alaska is once again the go-to place for premature death in "30 Days of Night." Horror opus derived from a graphic-novel series charts the…
Gan Xiaoer's "Raised From Dust" is a gentle, sympathetic look at the role of faith in a poor rural community.
The hand-wringing over the Chinese release of Ang Lee's "Lust, Caution" continues as the release date for the pic has been pushed back to Nov. 1, China Film said Wednesday.
Set during Christmas Eve in Sydney's bohemian Kings Cross locale, helmer Claire McCarthy's debut launches with a promising collection of characters and situations but, while never exactly dull…
The New York Film Critics' Circle is expanding.
"Die Falscher" (The Counterfeiter) by Austrian helmer Stefan Ruzowitzky won the top prize at the Flanders Film Fest in the Belgian city of Ghent. The jury, led by Kathleen Turner, announced the…