Rob Cowan, who's been president for 15 years at Winkler Films, has parted ways with topper Irwin Winkler to form his own independent production entity.
This was supposed to be the year the CG animation bubble burst. Too many films, warned the analysts. A sure sign of the impending disaster, they said, was all those talking-animal movies. "Over the…
Picture a competition of films from the U.S., Great Britain, Japan and France; stop-motion vs. cel animation; CG vs. clay -- such is the international flavor and diversity of techniques recognized by…
Strand Releasing has acquired North American rights to Szabolcs Hajdu's gymnastics drama "White Palms."
"Death Note 2" scored ¥1.2 billion ($10.2 million) in its first three days in release through Sunday.
Love is found and lost, but friendship perseveres in beguiling Chinese youth pic "Young & Clueless." Film is as joyful and painful as falling in love for the first time. Some auds may find this…
Christine Berg, head of film subsidy org MSH in Schleswig-Holstein, has been appointed to head the federal government's new film financing scheme.
A widow opens a Pandora's box of hidden secrets in awkwardly titled but engaging Japanese meller "Awaking." Pic turns on antiquated norms that Western auds may find intriguing; at sesh caught, even…
The 37th Film Festival of India will open with Pedro Almodovar's "Volver" in a glitzy ceremony in Goa on Nov. 23 and close Dec. 3 with Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Babel."
Incest and larceny are among the many manifestations of a severely dysfunctional Japanese family in "The Matsugane Potshot Affair." Apparently based on a true story, high quality production plays at…
Feature-length toon "U" is a trippy, comical but also very gabby fable about a faintly canine creature's transition from misunderstood girlhood to first stirrings of romance. Voiced skillfully by…