A cop thriller that gets off to a rousing start but can't sustain its originality or sufficient motivation for the protag, "URO" keeps interest high for the first hour but then gets undermined by its…
Here with his anti-Silvio Berlusconi pic "The Caiman," Italo helmer Nanni Moretti had a cautionary message for those who thought last month's Italian general election may have cleared the country of…
Several leading European broadcasters which invest in film production met Monday in Cannes to discuss how video-on-demand will impact European cinema.
South Korean conglom CJ Entertainment signed a raft of deals on "City of Violence," an actioner now in post-production.
In the fest's first sale of an in-competition pic, the Weinstein Co. has acquired rights to Adrian Caetano's "Chronicle of Escape" (Cronica de una fuga) from Gallic banner Wild Bunch.
Hollywood unspooled previews of two politically charged pics, as MGM offered 40 minutes of "Home of the Brave" Monday afternoon, after Paramount's Sunday-night screening of the first 26 minutes of…
Worldwide box office for British films has doubled in the past two years to $2.6 billion, thanks to U.S.-financed blockbusters such as "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" and "Charlie and the…
Gaumont and Mathieu Kassovitz' MNP will co-produce the E18 million ($23 million) "Les Deux Mondes," a comedy starring Benoit Poelvoorde that will start lensing in January.
Spanish actor Fele Martinez ("Bad Education") will topline "Carmo," the upcoming road movie debut by Brit-based Brazilian Murilo Pasta. Pic is produced by Roberto D'Avila's Moonshot Pictures in Sao…
An engaging if uneven tale that outstays its welcome, "Sonhos de peixe" describes the life and loves of a teenage lobster diver from a poor Brazilian fishing village. Attractive characters and…