The Intl. Documentary Assn. has awarded its top 2006 feature award to "Iraq in Fragments." The IDA unveiled its selection of James Longley's doc Friday night at the DGA Theater in Hollywood.
"Apocalypto" turned out to be one hell of a date movie. Helped by couples who made up 82% of the pic's Saturday audience -- a number that surprised even tracking experts -- Mel Gibson's subtitled…
London Eye: It's 30 years, virtually to the day, since Eric Abraham, now an Oscar-winning film producer but then a 22-year-old BBC reporter and student activist, fled to exile in Britain after being…
Brazil loves American tourists. But its "Turistas" are another matter. Fox Atomic's horror pic -- in which a group of young travelers to Brazil are pursued by a gang looking to harvest their organs…
Pretty soon they'll have to start saying "Coming not so soon to a theater near you."
In Lodz, Poland, a city that has its own walk of fame with sidewalk stars bearing the names of Krzysztof Kieslowski, Roman Polanski, Agnieszka Holland and Krzysztof Zanussi -- cinema, and…
Irwin Winkler's attempt to remodel "The Best Years of Our Lives" for the Iraqi war vet, "Home of the Brave" is obvious, plodding, cloying and politically innocuous. But its more immediate problem may…
The holiday film frenzy is only half over, but the seeds are planted: Each studio has already made a distinct imprint in the fourth quarter.
Situated between the Mideast and Europe, the Marrakech Film Fest has become a prime spot for filmmakers and films bridging cultures and politics. Fest managed to balance hot-button political themes…
Will Italo auds be forever confined to being out of synch with hot pics as they galvanize the rest of the planet? As "Borat" and "Bond" are putting smiles on Euro exhibs' faces, Italians have been…
It's been an autumn renaissance for German film at the domestic box office, where local pics have topped the charts for the past 11 weeks -- a feat unprecedented in the past 20 years.