The Mouse House is giving a makeover to its multibillion-dollar global TV distribution operation. Ben Pyne has been tapped president of a newly fashioned unit called Global Distribution Disney-ABC…
Paramount Pictures International will launch a standalone theatrical distribution operation in Japan from the beginning of 2008.
The Locarno Film Festival is assembling a strong Italian component for its upcoming edition, which will honor the grand dames of cinema Italiano, from Alida Valli to Asia Argento, alongside plans to…
Geisha and male competitiveness are put under a comedic microscope to edifying, amusing but diminishing effect in contempo Nipponese comedy "Maiko Haaaan!!!" Underlining the fact most Japanese are as…
Dutch docu "The Birthday" explores a fascinating cultural anomaly -- transsexuality in Iran. Unlike homosexuality and sodomy, transsexuality is not mentioned in the Koran, and so is not prohibited…
Alternately seduced and repelled by its subject, the garish and power-hungry Harlem gangster and '70s cocaine kingpin Nicky Barnes, "Mr. Untouchable" is one seriously confused documentary.
Robert Murphy has been named chief financial officer and exec VP of Participant Prods.
Westwood Village will soon be getting a little greener, as the Los Angeles Film Festival has announced its plans for Live Earth Day, which will take place Sunday.