Despite his packed film and legit schedule, Ralph Fiennes is a patron of the Constant Gardener Trust, an organization set up by "The Constant Gardener" producer Simon Channing-Williams after the…
Ralph Fiennes' favorites
The Museum of Modern Art will honor director Baz Luhrmann on Nov. 10 with a gala fund-raising tribute timed to the bow of the helmer's "Australia" on Nov. 26.
IFC has acquired Agnes Jaoui's New York Film Festival entry "Let It Rain" and, for its VOD-only Festival Direct offering, Finnish horror pic "Sauna."
Warner Bros. Pictures Japan is ramping up local pic production, according to the unit's prexy William Ireton.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences board of governors voted Tuesday night to ease its longstanding ban on movie advertisements running in the Oscar telecast.
The Japanese biz releases more pics annually -- 407 last year -- than any other in East Asia. It also holds its own against Hollywood imports -- the market share for Japanese pics was 47.4% in 2007.
This year is shaping up as a super one for the Japanese film biz, at least the top end of it. Toho, long the Godzilla of local distribs, set a new company box office record for the January-to-August…
Tokyo's Asakusa district was once vaudeville and Moulin Rouge rolled into one. In the years leading up to and following World War II, Asakusa offered a vibrant blend of dance troupes and comedy teams.
Tokyo fest competition jury