Roland Emmerich makes massive Hollywood blockbusters, but it was a modest German coming-out story called "Summer Storm," produced by two of Emmerich's friends, that impressed the "Day After Tomorrow"…
In his home country of Denmark, Mads Mikkelsen is big. George Clooney big. He's been voted "sexiest man in the world," won the Danish equivalent of an Oscar and is the one star who consistently packs…
The Gallic producer of "The World According to Bush" has filed a copyright suit against Google for carrying the documentary on its French Web site, where Internet users can view it free of charge.
Gaumont and Columbia TriStar are ending their Gallic distribution joint venture after barely more than two years. The two will go their separate ways in July, when their three-year joint distribution…
British producers have called for the U.K. government to widen its definition of expenditure that qualifies for the new film tax credit, to include the cost of British films shooting abroad.
When families gather around the Thanksgiving table, the results can be unpredictable, but not so over the five-day holiday weekend at the B.O. as two holdovers - "Happy Feet" and "Casino Royale"…
The Backlot: This is the one time of year when the unthinkable happens: All the movie mavens agree with one another. Yes, there are too many movies in the marketplace, they'll all tell you.
In the thirty years since Rocky Balboa first ascended the steps outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the stairs have turned into a mecca for all types of pilgrims. They are iconic enough to…
A ride to the just-opened Ecole Superieure des Arts Visuels, Morocco's first bona fide film school, is like watching a Moroccan tourist vid in fast-foward.
Royal helmer Prince Chatrichalerm Yukol has buckled under the weight of his material and will break his coming Thai epic, "The Legend of King Naresuan," into two movies that will be released at the…
Take a tour of Paramount and you'll see the usual haunts --soundstages, the famous New York back lot, the display of Oscars in a case just outside the commissary, a Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. Back up. A…