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  • Female Directors Dominate French Film Showcase

    French women filmmakers may be under-represented in the competition lineup of Cannes Film Festival, but they're surely gaining ground in recent years, accessing high-profile casts and delivering singular, often emotional films that spark international...
  • Roadside Attractions Captures Yann Demange's Thriller "71′

    Roadside Attractions and Black Label Media have acquired U.S. distribution rights to acclaimed TV director Yann Demange's thriller "'71," which premiered last month at the Berlin Film Festival. Pic is being considered for an early 2015 release. The film,...
  • Wu Tianming dies at 74; Chinese director shook up state-run studio

    Wu Tianming dies at 74; Chinese director shook up state-run studio
    BEIJING — In the mid-1980s, Wu Tianming's star was on the rise. With China opening up to the world after the Cultural Revolution and Mao Tse-tung's death, he had found success as director of movies including "Life" and "The Old Well" and as the head...
  • Renee Zellweger Joining Daniel Craig in 'The Whole Truth'

    Renee Zellweger is in talks to star opposite Daniel Craig in indie courtroom thriller "The Whole Truth." Variety first reported in late January that Craig had signed on to the project in late January, a week ahead of the Berlin Film Festival. "The Whole...
  • Box Office: '300′ Sequel Muscles Toward $40 Mil Opening Ahead of 'Peabody & Sherman'

    Warner Bros.-Legendary Pictures' swords-and-sandals epic "300: Rise of an Empire," tracking in the low-$40 millions, and Fox-DreamWorks Animation's "Mr. Peabody & Sherman," which should gross somewhere in the $30 millions, will keep the overall box office...
  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel' cast on Wes Anderson's latest 'dreamscape'

    'Grand Budapest Hotel' cast on Wes Anderson's latest 'dreamscape'
    One of the chief pleasures of watching a Wes Anderson movie is being immersed in the idiosyncratic, slightly off-kilter worlds he creates. The director's latest effort, "The Grand Budapest Hotel, whisks the audience to a fictional country in pre-World War...
  • In op-ed, James Franco weighs in on Shia LaBeouf's erratic behavior

    In op-ed, James Franco weighs in on Shia LaBeouf's erratic behavior
    It was only a matter of time before James Franco, the actor, writer and director who can sometimes treat his career as an ongoing performance piece, weighed in on the recent antics of Shia LaBeouf, who has recently taken a page out of Franco's playbook...
  • Review: 'Child's Pose' presents a savage mother-child reunion in a corrupt Romania

     Review: 'Child's Pose' presents a savage mother-child reunion in a corrupt Romania
    "Child's Pose" sounds like something simple and easy, but don't be fooled. This stunning film from Romania, exceptionally written, directed and acted and winner of the Berlin Film Festival's prestigious Golden Bear, is anything but uncomplicated. A...
  • Lionsgate And Italy's Leone Film Group Ink Long-Term Output Deal

    ROME - Lionsgate has inked a long-term output deal with Italy's Leone Film Group, the company originally founded by spaghetti western master Sergio Leone, which is rapidly becoming a major Italo distributor, one year after their output deal with...
  • Alain Resnais dies at 91; French New Wave filmmaker

    Alain Resnais, the French filmmaker whose intellectual experiments with time, memory and imagination yielded such celebrated films as "Last Year at Marienbad," has died. He was 91. Resnais was editing drafts of his next project even from his hospital...
  • French Film Master Alain Resnais Dies

    Alain Resnais, a cinema pioneer and a leading light of the French New Wave, has died aged 91. One of the most critically-aclaimed French helmers of all times, Resnais directed such cult films as the Marguerite Duras-scripted "Hiroshima Mon Amour,"a...
  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel's' Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan Celebrate Wes Anderson's 'Best Work'

    "I think this is the best work you've ever done," Bill Murray told Wes Anderson just before Wednesday's North American premiere of helmer's eighth feature, "The Grand Budapest Hotel." Murray, who plays M. Ivan in pic, was on stage at Alice Tully Hall...