"Saw IV" begins with the now-dead Jigsaw lying on an autopsy table, his brain removed and his stomach contents emptied -- and he's still in charge, with more of his "games" to play, and the film ends…
After the biggest summer on record, Hollywood dropped the ball in the fall. Through Oct. 21, domestic box office is 6% behind last year, with the lowest total ($785.7 million) since 2001, according…
American distributors aren't the only ones finding it challenging to release serious-minded pics this year. Filmgoers in France and Germany have revealed their own waning appetites for political fare…
"The Home Song Stories" by Australian scripter-helmer Tony Ayres won the Halekulani Golden Orchid for best feature at the 27th Hawaii Intl. Film Festival. Awards were announced Thursday.
Filmax Ent., Spain's biggest pic production/sales house, is launching a label, the New Fantastic Factory. The brand bows with a genre quartet: "REC," from Jaume Balaguero and Paco Plaza; Plaza's…
After decades of slim pickings when it comes to decent films made by women, there's now a batch of femme-friendly movies in theaters.
Moody legal thriller "Michael Clayton" is off to a respectable start overseas, proving that international auds have become every bit as important to non-tentpole fare as they are to the Hollywood…
Fatih Akin's "The Edge of Heaven," Germany's entry for the foreign language Oscar, has won the European Parliament's first Lux prize for European cinema.
Michael Herbig's toon pic "Lissi" looks set for the top spot in Germany this weekend, whilst in the U.K. and Spain, "Saw IV" is out to take B.O. scalps as it opens day-and-date with the U.S.
Stephen Daldry's "The Reader," starring Nicole Kidman and Ralph Fiennes, has received Euros 500,000 ($718,752) from Germany's Federal Film Board (FFA).
Michelle Williams has grabbed the female lead in Lukas Moodysson's "Mammoth."