Without much new product flowing overseas from Hollywood over the Sept. 30-Oct. 2 frame, Warner Bros.' "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" was able to capture the top spot on the international scene…
From Tokyo to Manila to Honolulu, there is nothing these days sexier than South Korean culture. Korean star appearances are causing stampedes across Asia, while film rights to Korean films are…
A far cry from glossy 2001 sex comedy "My Best Friend," co-directed with funnyman star Lakis Lazopoulos, "Kinetta," Yorgos Lanthimos' debut feature as sole helmer, takes the intriguing idea of an…
Tommy Lee Jones will present his directorial debut "The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada" as the opener to the Morelia Intl. Film Fest on Saturday while helmer Renee Chabria's "Sueno," presented…
Jerry Juhl, longtime writer for the Muppets, died of cancer Sept. 27 in San Francisco. He was 67.
Dutch Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad's film about the last 48 hours of a Palestinian suicide bomber's life, "Paradise Now," won Holland's Golden Calf for film at a ceremony Friday, capping the…
"Hustle and Flow" star Terrence Howard will be honored with the Rising Star Award from the the Palm Springs Film Fest. Howard will receive the award at fest's awards gala on Jan. 7 at the Palm…
The Rio Intl. Film Festival, Latin America's largest fest, wrapped Thursday with the kudofest for the Brazilian competition and the local premiere of Ang Lee's "Brokeback Mountain."
Bookended by Costa-Gavras' "The Ax" and Christian Carion's "Merry Christmas," the Valladolid Film Festival celebrates its 50th anniversary, Oct. 21-29, under new director Juan Carlos Frugone.