Thirty years after "The Muppet Show" took global television by storm, Kermit, Miss Piggy, et al., are poised to become TV stars a second time over -- in France.
There was a time when every festival acquisition deal seemed to have three components: a seller, a buyer and Miramax. Before last year's divorce from Disney, Bob and Harvey Weinstein's influence was…
London Eye: Bernd Eichinger, Germany's most powerful and prolific producer, loves making popcorn movies alongside his more highbrow fare -- from silly local comedies to big dumb Hollywood franchises.
It's more than five months until the Oscars, but kudo jockeying has already begun in earnest. Heading into the Toronto fest's closing weekend, the buzzmeter was working on a number of films.
On its face, "The Killer Within" has all the elements of a fest fave. The moral and psychological exploration of a respected Arizona professor who reveals he went on a murderous shooting rampage at…
Once considered relatively safe, the Gaza Strip is suddenly a no-go zone for television journalists, thanks to militant groups emboldened by the abduction of two Fox journalists in August.
The explanations behind the Iraqi government's closure of newscaster Al-Arabiya's Baghdad bureau keep coming. But it's not making the decision any clearer to execs at the station.
A quartet of Scottish fisherman grapple with the terrible cost of human trafficking in morally resonant, deeply-felt drama "True North," from thesp-turned-helmer Steve Hudson. Pic benefits from solid…
Filipino vet Mel Chionglo has helmed at least two of the many prior "macho dancer" mellers that followed Lino Brocka's 1988 hit of that name, and his third trip to this particular well is among the…
Low-key, likeable ensembler "Diggers" is a quintessential Amerindie for better and worse -- basically "Diner" in wading boots, it feels very familiar in conceit and unadventurous in execution, but…