Paramount's "Freedom Writers" and Miramax's "Venus" tied for top feature film honors in this year's Humanitas Prize competish, designed to recognize scribes of works that aim to offer insights into…
Gotham's Museum of Modern Art will mark the 10th anni of Rialto Pictures this summer with a 17-film retrospective. Screening series, which runs July 25-Aug. 10, will feature such films as "Rififi,"…
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts/Los Angeles will honor Denzel Washington with its Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film at the 2007 BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards.
Cate Blanchett starrer "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" will have its world preem at the Toronto Film Festival in September as a Gala presentation, the highest-profile slot at the Canuck fest.
Bob Gazzale has been named the new prexy-chief exec of the American Film Institute. Appointment was made Tuesday by chairman Howard Stringer and the org's board of trustees. Gazzale takes office on…
Few documentaries could be as different as "March of the Penguins" and "Ghosts of Cite Soleil," a scary, fascinating documentary about gang life in Haiti's worst slum. The comparison comes to mind…
A U.S. docu about 1937's Rape of Nanking looks to be the first of a wave of pics on the subject to unspool in China this year, the 70th anni of the massacre.
Indian actress Anita Guha, who starred as a goddess in Hindu mythological pics such as "Jai Santoshi maa" died June 20 of heart failure. The actress, whose exact age is unknown but was reportedly in…
The Bangkok International Film Festival has dropped the Cannes prize-winning animated movie "Persepolis," which had been skedded as the new-look fest's opening movie. Tuesday move followed a request…
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp moved ahead with its IPO Tuesday, setting a price range for its stock market listing with a view to raising more than Euros 70 million ($94.2 million).