Instead of delivering a wallop to the gut, "The Colonel" is too rigidly conceived to be anything more than a polite reminder of man's inhumanity to man. With Costa Gavras and vet screenwriting…
Leonard Maltin, whose annually updated "Movie Guide" is one of the most widely used in the industry, has signed with ReelzChannel to host a series called "The Secret's Out."
The ratings for Sunday night's edition of ABC's "The Path to 9/11" seem to be solid, but that's probably faint consolation to the folks at ABC.
A wretchedly undercooked Canuck comedy that mashes together "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Election" to no apparent purpose, "Citizen Duane" can't hold a candle to either -- much less helmer Michael…
A rigorously controlled family drama benefiting from an ideal pairing of form and subject, "Private Property" is rising helmer Joachim Lafosse's best pic to date. Tense family dynamics threaten to…
Turns out Canuck film distribution exec Victor Loewy may have been more expendable than many thought. Motion Picture Distribution has renewed its output deal with the Weinstein Co. until 2010, a…
The Dalai Lama and producer Dr. B.K. Modi marked the fifth anni of the Sept. 11 attacks with a Hollywood luncheon advocating world peace. Modi is in pre-production on biopic "Buddha."
A companion piece to his Golden Lion winner "Still Life," Jia Zhangke's docu "Dong" was conceived first, after artist (and onetime actor) Liu Xiaodong invited the helmer to film him painting in the…
Director Mike Newell is making a big push into television this season, inking a three-for-one pilot deal with ABC and Touchstone Television. Under the terms of the pact, British helmer will develop…
Big buzz has turned into big bucks for controversial film "Death of a President," as Newmarket inked a deal Monday in Toronto to release in U.S. theaters the pic about the fictional assassination of…