News did not travel at the speed of a mouse click 100 years ago, so it's not surprising that reports about the sinking of the Titanic came out only in dribs and drabs.
Some French filmmakers dream of making movies in Hollywood. Francis Veber is content simply to live there.
TV execs were expecting Gallic strike trouble at the Mip TV mart on the French Riviera last week. Indeed, the confab wasn't for the fainthearted -- but not because of the labor strikers, who kept…
After years of false starts, Hollywood agencies are finally suiting up for the sports game. The question is: Will the percenteries' new divisions have what it takes to play in the big leagues?
Japan is the world's second-largest film market; Tokyo, with a metro area of more than 20 million people, is that market's thriving hub. Only in Tokyo are cinephiles likely to hit cinemas more than…
Under new leadership, the Guadalajara Intl. Film Fest, which ran from March 24-31, took on growing importance for buyers keen on tapping the best Spanish language films.
As the Mip TV mart wound down here last week and crowds on the Croisette thinned, international distribs hawking telenovelas, minis and effects-laden TV movies welcomed what they said was renewed…
Johnnie To's "Election" dominated the top awards at the 25th Hong Kong Film Awards on Saturday night. The triad pic took home film, director and screenplay kudos, along with best actor for Tony Leung…
Thrown together after a 20-year separation, two college professors are plagued by a tragic secret in "Bewitching Attraction," a moody South Korean meller with strong arthouse flavor. Locally, film…
Gags about boogers, flatulence, projectile vomiting and "titty twisting" are batted about like so many foul balls in "The Benchwarmers," a comedy about three adult dweebs who seek redemption of some…