London Eye: British director Miguel Sapochnik has been touted as the next big thing for so long that it's a surprise to find he's only just about to start shooting his first movie.
Russia's film industry entered the New Year on another all-time high, as Timur Bekmambetov's "Day Watch" broke local records in the week after its Jan. 1 bow.
They may never be the Oscars, but France's Academy of Cinema Arts & Techniques is busily revamping Gaul's equivalent, the Cesar Awards. Traditionally the French kudos fest comes and goes without much…
Hollywood's awards season momentum is clearly tilting tow ard specialty titles like "Brokeback Mountain," "Capote" and "Good Night, and Good Luck." That's presenting a unique challenge in foreign…
They arrive in Park City with a sales rep, a publicist and a dream -- a studio deal, the recognition of their peers, a box office success like "Napoleon Dynamite" or "March of the Penguins."
Last week's twin bill of literary scandal, with J.T. Leroy and James Frey each allegedly misleading readers, owes a lot to Hollywood.
The Backlot: The tensions gripping Paramount and Universal these days can be summed up in one word: attitude. Over at Universal, the top players feel that General Electric, in short-circuiting the…
"Capote" is a breakout film for more than director Bennett Miller and writer Dan Futterman. A small Canadian company that took a chance on what at that time was a risky project is seeing its own star…
There's a mystery surrounding the release of "Bloodrayne," and it's not just the presence of Oscar winner Ben Kingsley in the early pace setter for this year's biggest critical and commercial flop.
Now in its 35th edition, the Rotterdam Film Festival may be one year younger than Berlin, but the event (Jan. 25-Feb. 5), has succeeded in carving out a cutting-edge pedigree and a track record for…
Universal always knew that bringing "Miami Vice" to the bigscreen was an ambitious undertaking. Pic was greenlit with a $120 million budget and shooting scheduled over five months in four countries.