It's not just German film that's experiencing a renaissance. Teutonic TV shows and formats have been attracting plenty of foreign interest ahead of this week's MipTV content mart in Cannes.
The Tribeca Film Festival and ESPN have announced that Billie Jean King will serve as ambassador for fest-within-a-fest the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival.
Will the upcoming global onslaught of Hollywood tentpoles end Italy's traditional summer hiatus for good, and act as a catalyst to stimulate the country's stunted box office year-round? Industryites…
For years, Western media congloms and Chinese authorities have been fighting a war of words over piracy so rampant that it puts illegal DVDs of Hollywood movies on Chinese streets while the pics are…
Korean distributors are considering their options in the face of a potentially bruising summer, given the large number of high-profile Hollywood films lined up for release. Distributors are being…
The creation and manipulation of truth is a compelling theme emerging at the 14th Hot Docs Canadian Documentary Film Festival, which runs April 19-29.
The Back Lot: Ok, one more time -- Imus. The post-firing literary outpouring has become a genre unto itself — one that is at once instructive and disturbing.
Warner Bros.' "300" beat back U.K. laffer "Mr. Bean's Holiday" to take the No. 1 spot atop the international charts over Easter weekend, one frame after the ancient battle epic was vanquished by the…
Thompson on Hollywood: Somewhere over the rainbow is a place where indie filmmakers use the Internet to sell their movies all over the world. They don't have to spend a fortune on prints and…
An open-and-shut case becomes an elegantly framed battle of wits in "Fracture," an absorbing legal thriller that can't help but taste like exquisitely reheated leftovers. Result is a smooth…
In the closing scene of "Inherit the Wind," defense attorney Henry Drummond warns, "You don't suppose this kind of thing is ever finished, do you?" That line points up the already evident truth in…