IFC Entertainment has picked up U.S. distribution rights to French-language dramas "Private Fears in Public Places" ("Coeurs") and "Dans Paris." IFC is eyeing an April 13 release date for "Private…
The first day of FilMart seminars opened Tuesday by asking if profitability was possible for mid-budget Asian movies. People are more interested in investing bigger budget Asian films after the…
South Korean monster pic "The Host" carted home four Asian Film Awards, including film and actor for Song Kang-ho, at the inaugural event held Tuesday night as part of Hong Kong's Entertainment Expo.
Chinese authorities have given Hong Kong helmer Yim Ho permission for a film about the 1937 Nanjing Massacre, making "Nanjing Christmas 1937" the latest pic to tackle this controversial subject.
Siring a remake of a film that's as genetically linked to identity, duality and voyeurism as Brian De Palma's "Sisters" is its own twisted joke -- bloody sibling rivalry, anyone? Yet Douglas Buck has…
With an accountant's methodical attention and a true-crime maven's taste for a great story, Kieran Fitzgerald's memorable "The Ballad of Esequiel Hernandez" documents a tragic 1997 border incident…
Frances Helm, an actress whose 50-year career spanned Broadway, film and television, died Dec. 30 in New York after a long illness. Her death was only recently announced. She was 83.
New Line has won feature rights to Microsoft and Epic Games' hugely popular vidgame "Gears of War," with Stuart Beattie penning the adaptation and Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey producing via their…
A moody psychological thriller about a salesman's paranoid attempts to circumvent his predicted demise, "First Snow" engages but underwhelms. Writing duo Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby ("Children of…
After years of buzzing around development circles and different studios, "The Green Hornet" is finally on its way to the bigscreen. Columbia Pictures, gearing up for the May 4 debut of its…