The South African film industry has welcomed the long-awaited signing of a co-production treaty with the U.K. during the Cannes Film Festival, anticipating that it will open up financing options and…
Homevid's biggest Cinderella story has a happy ending -- so far. Six months after the Weinstein Co. bought a 70% interest in Genius Products, the niche player has proved it can play with the big boys.
TV" movie is written all over "French California," vet scripter Jacques Fieschi's helming foray, which takes a largely splendid cast and wastes it on sub-Tennessee Williams material. (Story is based…
"Inside Paris" is that rarity, a genuinely honest, unpretentious and delightful, small film, alternately sober and effervescent, steering clear of either heavy-going philosophizing or dreaded whimsy…
The Los Angeles Film Festival isn't just moving from Hollywood to Westwood -- for the first time ever, it is opening with a studio pic, "The Devil Wears Prada," instead of an indie title.
Inspiring uplift abounds in "Chances: The Women of Magdalene," a slickly produced but unmistakably sincere docu about a femme Episcopalian priest's outreach program to rehabilitate Nashville…
"To Tulsa and Back: On Tour with J.J. Cale" has all the charms and limitations of a biographical rockumentary made by and for fans. Helmer Jorg Bundschuh's unabashedly worshipful approach to his…
Sabina Vajraca takes a deeply personal approach in charting the lingering effects of civil war, ethnic cleansing and population dispersal in "Back to Bosnia," a fascinating and sporadically…
Robin Williams starrer "RV" is providing a vivid reminder of the importance to pix of the hix in the stix. Sony's Robin Williams comedy "RV" opened to $16 million. A week later, Paramount's summer…
Five grad students have been selected as winners of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's annual Screenwriters Showcase.