An arty Austrian take on "The Shining," Jessia Hausner's "Hotel" checks in as a five-star production wrapped round a one-star script. Flirting with genre conventions, but ending up all tease and no…
"Fahrenheit 9/11" turned up the heat in its first public showings here May 17.
Japan's newly refinanced and renamed distrib Wise Policy secured Japanese rights to fiercely contested "Dear Wendy" from Danish outfit Trust Film Sales and to Miramax's "Dear Frankie."
NBC has cut down on its rerun diet, unveiling a fall schedule Monday that keeps several of its most potent new players on the bench until midseason.
Culture ministers from 20 out of the 25 countries in the newly expanded European Union are due to meet in the Palais today for the fest's second European Day, co-sponsored by Variety.
U.K. film financier Future Films and Studio Hamburg Intl. Production are launching a $123 million German tax fund aimed at the production of European, English-lingo theatrical features budgeted up to…
A muted character study about a sad sack who channels his emotional and career frustrations into an attempted act of political violence, "The Assassination of Richard Nixon" fails to stir much…
ThinkFilm has acquired North American rights to Certain Regard entry "Control" (Kontroll), an action thriller from U.S.-born Hungarian Nimrod Antal, making his feature directing debut.
Svensk Filmindustri celebrated its 85th anni and parent company Bonnier's 200th in grand style at swank Cap d'Antibes restaurant Les Pecheurs Sunday night.
Spanish production company Arcadia is readying two more English-lingo pics to follow Eugenio Mira's "The Birthday," which has a promo reel screening at Cannes.