Six weeks after "Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith" launched worldwide, the saga previewed impressively in Japan with a record-setting $4.59 million at 736 on Tuesday.
The acting process is joyously celebrated in "Casting About," a captivating documentary shot entirely in audition rooms during the search for three thesps for a feature film.
Veteran Aussie documaker David Bradbury blows hot and cold in "Blowin' in the Wind." Initially a potent cry against the use of depleted uranium in modern warfare, film spins off into speculation on…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will salute helmer Don Siegel at 8 p.m. July 20 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
Showing a stylistic bravura and confidence rare among upcoming Spanish helmers, Ramon Salazar's campy "20 Centimeters" is a self-regarding but vastly entertaining sophomore effort that fuses a wide…
Vet Argentine helmer Adolfo Aristarain's "Roma" took Condors de Plata honors for film, director and actress (Susu Pecoraro) at the 53rd Argentine Assn. of Film Journalists awards Monday.
Following up "With Love, Lilly," upcoming Russian helmer Larisa Sadilova reteams with "Lilly" star Marina Zubanova for "Babysitter Required," a sinister comedy-drama showing what happens when nannies…
Fast and furious female bonding is the energy driving "2 Girls" to rail against their elders and just about everything else in Istanbul. Kutlug Ataman's first feature since 1998's "Lola + Bilidikid"…
Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise's "War of the Worlds" embarks on a six-day opening stretch today, invading 3,908 theaters. The nearly weeklong "weekend" means "Worlds" could be a blockbuster by the…
A high-octane 45-minute preview of Michael Bay's sci-fi romance "The Island" spearheaded Warner Bros.' campaign for European bookers Tuesday at the Cinema Expo Intl. showcase of upcoming releases.
Nu Image Bulgaria, a unit of U.S.-based Nu Image/Millennium Films, has won a government tender for a 95% stake in Bulgaria's Boyana Film Studios, the country's privatization agency said Saturday.