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…
As one of the most hotly contested ratings years nears its November conclusion, it has degenerated into a vitriolic spat among terrestrial webs Seven, Nine and Ten.
Nowadays when a Broadway musical hits town, the theater world is already braced for its arrival if for no other reason than the fortune it costs to mount these extravaganzas.
Another 800-pound gorilla is preparing to stalk Blighty's crowded media jungle and already the primate is eyeing Rupert Murdoch's most prized U.K. asset -- soccer.
Talk about a double whammy. Just as Silvio Berlusconi's approval ratings have plummeted to an all-time low, Mediaset -- the Italo TV-mogul-turned prime-minister's web -- is getting trounced in the…
The South African critics may not have been overwhelmed, but "Crazy Monkey: Straight Outta Benoni" has achieved what few local films manage to do -- pull in the auds.
What's in a name? When it's Russia, and the name is Bondarchuk, a great deal. Though several notable family film dynasties in the territory, there are few harder acts to follow than classic Soviet…
The death of Germany's private film fund industry has come hard and swift. With tax-sheltering investment funds marked for termination next year, Germany's fund operators were counting on an…
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…
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…