"Half Nelson" with Philip Seymour Hoffman as the teacher, half the budget and no distributor? The little secret of the year's indie-film success story is that, for a long time, it looked like a…
London Eye: It's been a long time coming, but "Shooting Dogs," the "other" Rwandan genocide movie, has finally secured a North American theatrical release.
Although the media has ubiquitously dubbed Sacha Baron Cohen's satirical mockumentary the latest entry in the unscripted entertainment genre, "Borat," in fact, adhered rather laboriously to the…
Moviegoing abroad ended 2006 with a bang, thanks mostly to Fox's one-two punch of "Night at the Museum" and "Eragon." "Museum" dominated the last weekend of the year, with $47 million from two dozen…
After the Producers Guild noms gave Graham King solo credit for "The Departed," director Martin Scorsese, Warner Bros. and King all urged Brad Grey to appeal to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
John Curran's period piece "The Painted Veil" may have traveled an arduous road to the bigscreen, and its kudos prospects are still shaping up, but the film has gotten a key endorsement -- from the…
Showbizzers rejecting awards? Is it a sign of the apocalypse? Some 100 members of the Indonesian Film Society last week returned their Citras to protest the fest's politics and take a stand against…
Thanks to solid December biz spearheaded by "Casino Royale" and given a late boost by Ben Stiller laffer "Night at the Museum" U.K. box office takings in 2006 matched those in 2005.
The National Society of Film Critics went foreign for its best picture choice on Saturday, voting Guillermo Del Toro's political fantasy "Pan's Labyrinth" the best movie of the year.
Park Chan-wook's "I Am a Cyborg, but That's OK," is expected to be the first of up to eight Korean films to screen at next month's Berlin Film Festival.
The misadventures of a young man on his way to a party offer an easy intro to new Lebanese cinema in "Falafel," chronicling the country's post-civil war emptiness with a light touch as it zaps…