James Gray's "We Own the Night" was the first big American indie title of the fest to get a special buyers' screening at the Palais. The Friday unspooling attracted a huge crowd, with beaucoup folks…
Twentieth Century Fox has taken North American rights to "Gospel Hill," the first fully financed project from the Los Angeles-based production company Deko Ent.
William Gibson's prescient sci-fi bestseller from the '80s, "Neuromancer," will get the bigscreen treatment from vet producer-distributor Peter Hoffman, whose own Cannes exploits go back some 25…
With iffy results on their investments in studio slates, the financiers that have flooded Hollywood's coffers are trying a new tactic: Give the money directly to the talent.
In his well-balanced and lucidly constructed documentary about the Six Day War of 1967 -- a flashpoint event that continues to inflame passions and impact politics in the Middle East and beyond…
Samira Makhmalbaf said she's determined to finish "The Two-Legged Horse," despite the March 27 bombing that brought lensing to a halt.
Movie trailers are supposed to get audiences excited about a new release, introduce characters, summarize the plot and show off a money shot or two. At least the good ones do.
The bigger Michael Moore's celebrity gets, the more people attack him. It's a double-edged sword: It brings him a level of attention that few documakers achieve, but it also encourages personal…
The Playa del Rey home of screenwriter Ted Elliott is a modest one, but it offers quite a panorama -- one befitting a scribe who's co-written three hit films about pirates. The view of whitecaps…
China's showcase east coast city, Shanghai, will soon be home to MGM Studio World, a massive new indoor entertainment complex featuring dining, shopping, nightclubs and extensive entertainment…