The Producers Guild of America East will fete Spike Lee and Lorne Michaels at its second annual "Night of the Producer" on Oct. 26 at Carolines on Broadway.
European Film Promotion is backing six European sales agents and production companies to promote nine Euro films at the Rio de Janeiro Film Festival, which runs Thursday through Oct. 5.
Alliance Atlantis-controlled Motion Picture Distribution has picked up all major Canadian rights to Bong Joon-ho's Cannes player "The Host," which recently had its North American premiere at the…
Japanese movies are set to grab more than half of the local box office take for the first time in 21 years, according to figures released by the Motion Picture Producers Assn. of Japan (Eiren).
The 19th Tokyo Film Festival unveiled its full lineup Tuesday, confirming Clint Eastwood's "Flags of Our Fathers" as Oct. 21 opener and "Murder of the Inugami Clan," Kon Ichikawa's reworking of his…
Quebecois TV writer-director Stephane Lapointe's debut feature boasts a dynamite title -- "The Secret Life of Happy People" -- and an intriguing premise -- an ugly duckling, terminally klutzy…
In Mohsen Makhmalbaf's "Scream of the Ants," an couple spends their honeymoon traveling through India while theorizing about God. Their journey through picturesque poverty unfolds in a series of…
For "El Cantante," someone left the salsa out on the counter too long. Pic suffers from a lack of narrative and character focus, partly stemming from the need for producer-star Jennifer Lopez to have…
A Seattle call center manager discovers life and love in India when he's "Outsourced." This unaffected charmer treats a hot-button contempo issue with old-fashioned grace and benevolent wit…
There's precious little pleasure to be had among the aggregation of mannered, eccentric losers in slapstick misfire "The Pleasure of Your Company." A gratingly laborious romantic comedy that plays…