Despite today's fast-shrinking world, foreign-language films have been leaving far less of a mark in the United States this year.
Movie-loving crowds, a clean, dynamic city and the industry-friendly fest bureaucracy -- for Europeans, Toronto as an industry meeting hub is now reckoned to be on a par with Berlin and Cannes.
Warner Bros. Intl. Cinemas is looking to expand its Chinese exhib operations and is eyeing another Shanghai site. But it's not making speedy progress.
There's not much magic left in Kenneth Branagh's "The Magic Flute." Relocating the 1791 opera to WWI and adopting a hard-edged approach that worked for "Hamlet," Branagh has wrought a "Flute" for…
Peter O'Toole reigns once again onscreen in "Venus." Playing his first meaty leading film role in perhaps two decades, the still charismatic star scores a bull's-eye here as an aged thespian who…
When television history is written, little else will rival "The Wire," a series of such extraordinary depth and ambition that it is, perhaps inevitably, savored only by an appreciative few. In its…
Catalin Mitulescu's "The Way I Spent the End of the World" has been chosen as Romania's foreign-language Oscar contender, its producer confirmed Thursday.
As international industryites leave the Lido and head for Toronto in hopes of closing North American sales there, a slew of European deals have been sealed at the Venice fest. On a buying spree…
Rock documentaries again dominate the lineup for the Raindance film fest, the U.K.'s leading showcase for local and international indie cinema. Program includes "Too Tough to Die: A Tribute to Johnny…
Belgian director Remy Belvaux, maker of the cult movie "Man Bites Dog", died Monday in Orry-La-Ville in northern France. He was 38-years-old. The satirical "Man Bites Dog," about a camera crew making…
"Perfume: The Story of a Murderer" today kicked off a dizzying six-city tour propelled by unprecedented hype for a German film and one that ups the ante for producer Bernd Eichinger and director Tom…