A 13-year-old boy defies an abusive school principal in 1960s-set, social-issues drama "We Shall Overcome," the third feature from Danish helmer Niels Arden Oplev. Well-turned perfs and trim…
As emotionally threadbare as the Father Christmas suit sported by its shiftless protagonist, "The Real Santa" plays too deep in the shadow of Billy Bob Thornton's recent turn as a naughty St. Nick to…
A look at what states are offering which tax incentives:
After "The Transporter," the filmmakers decided the sequel would be more marketable to American auds if the pic relocated to a U.S. site, says director Louis Leterrier.
Everything was in place for the "Scarlett" pilot to shoot in New Orleans. But the day before filming was scheduled to begin, Hurricane Katrina hit. Lionsgate TV figured "Scarlett" was over, but state…
After a decade of lobbying for legislative help on stopping runaway production, Hollywood received what was perceived to be a major boost from the federal government 16 months ago.
Bjorn Runge's grim family drama "Mouth to Mouth" will turn off general auds, but should score among the arthouse and festival crowd. With drug abuse, alcoholism, prostitution, child abuse and incest…
In the most competitive frame yet of 2006, four major studio movies open this weekend, each raising a different set of issues for the industry. With most insiders expecting a $20 million-plus No. 1…
Monumentally silly Gallic answer to "Spaceballs," pic boasts deadpan comedy, decent special effects and a score from spoof heaven. Send-up of space tourism functions because it's played straight…
Argentine auteur Daniel Burman, whose "Family Law" opens the Berlin Specials section today,, is moving forward on his next project: "El Nido Vacio" ("The Empty Nest").
Michael Glawogger, whose dark comedy "Slumming" is the first Austrian pic to screen in Competition in Berlin in 20 years, will next lense "Contact High," a psychedelic comedy about drugs.