With the announcement last week that Paul Haggis will write the next James Bond film, the question arises: What film?
Next year, the Cannes Film Festival's red carpet will be missing a face that has become familiar to gala attendees these past five years. Veronique Cayla recently ankled as the fest's managing…
This year sees another slew of bigscreen biopics, including "Capote," "Good Night, and Good Luck" and "Walk the Line." While Hollywood has embraced biopics since silent days, the more recent trend…
Russia's fall release sked looks to be heavily dominated by patriotic domestic actioners.
It took 90 years for the film business to cross the unthinkable threshold of the $100 million budget. It's taken only 10 years to reach the next watershed.
Thanks to "The Wedding Crashers" and "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," Hollywood is once again enamored of R-rated comedies, an endangered species in the past few years.
It's impossible to nail down figures for mega-budgeted pics. Several execs who are regularly given a peek at the actual "buy-in" budgets for tentpoles say that studio execs and publicists invariably…
They can vaporize cities, mobilize armies of Orcs and show faraway galaxies teeming with life. But there's one trick Hollywood's CGI wizards have yet to perfect: slashing the rising cost of special…
Two decades after unleashing some of the most blood-splattering pics of all time, producer John Daly is reconsidering violence.
Five years in the making, "The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey" is thesp Aamir Khan's follow-up to his Oscar-nommed "Lagaan." But while the film did boffo biz since its Aug. 15 opening, like India's…
The precocious literary gymnastics of Jonathan Safran Foer's bestselling novel have been boiled down to more elementary Holocaust-related memorabilia in "Everything Is Illuminated." Subject matter…