China gets its first all-out ghost movie with "The Matrimony," a technically slick exercise that should keep Asian specialty labels busy. Mainland director Teng Huatao assembles a pan-Chinese cast…
A married psychotherapist becomes over-involved with a professional dominatrix half his age in "Going Under." First feature by actual psychotherapist Eric Werthman -- who's mum on whether the story…
Wim Wenders will shoot a Palermo, Italy-set drama, marking the Teutonic helmer's return to feature filmmaking in a European setting after more than a decade.
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is warning bootleggers: Don't even think about it. The Dept. of Justice sent Congress proposed legislation that for the first time would criminalize "intent to…
An amiable but uninventive romantic comedy about a square whose life turns heart-shaped, Juan Taratuto's "Who Says It's Easy?" -- like the helmer's debut "It's Not You, It's Me," -- is basically a…
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has added two members, Luca Celada and Herve Tropea.
Frozen body parts, a milquetoast husband and his shrewish wife, and the serene scenery of Lijiang blend to sharp, entertaining effect in black comedy "The Case," an impressive first feature by…
The Locarno Film Festival will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a "Back in Locarno" retro, which will see a host of helmers discovered by the Swiss fest return with their breakout works.
The Venice Film Festival has enlisted producer Bill Mechanic to head the jury of its Lion of the Future prize for first-time filmmakers, while helmer Gregg Araki will be jury chief of the…
Film and TV financing fund Aramid Capital Partners has appointed Yu Fai Suen as chief operating officer.