"Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" proves a satisfying screen version of Stephen Sondheim's theatrical musical.
Estonia's 11th Black Nights festival kicked off Nov. 30 not with a pic, but with a concert by British film composer Michael Nyman and his band.
Giulia Filippelli will step down as head of the sales and industry office at the Toronto Film Festival on Jan 1, to be replaced by her deputy, Stefan Wirthensohn.
Mali Finn, casting director for films including "Titanic," "L.A. Confidential" and "The Matrix," died of melanoma Wednesday in Sonoma, Calif.
Russell Crowe has committed to star for Universal in "State of Play" in a development that keeps the Kevin Macdonald-directed film on course to begin production this year.
In a region more commonly associated with conflict and turmoil, Dubai has established itself as an oasis of calm and prosperity. That the Gulf metropolis has been able to avoid the instability…
Taiwan's "Help Me Eros" took the top Principality of Asturias prize at the 45th Gijon Festival. Event served to underscore the vibrant variety of specialty filmmaking worldwide and that, at fests at…
Flemish helmer Nic Balthazar is planning to remake his Oscar hopeful "Ben X" in the U.S. He will direct the film and is adapting the script to an American setting.
Prolific Spanish production house Tornasol Films will shoot at least 16 feature films at Alicante's Ciudad de La Luz mega- studios through 2011, spending Euros 18 million-Euros 30 million ($26.4…
MTV Intl. has launched a new awards system to recognize the success of music videos on its network of music channels.
Pixar and its latest hit "Ratatouille" topped this year's list of Annie Award nominees, followed closely by Sony Pictures Animation's sophomore effort "Surf's Up."