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  • 'Hopefuls' Wins Locarno's Carte Blanche

    LOCARNO - Produced by Rio's Bubble Project and Luiz Alberto Gentile's Crisis Produtivas and directed by Ives Rosenfeld, friendship drama "Aspirantes" (Hopefuls) won the Locarno Festival's Carte Blanche 2014 Prize Monday. A pix-in-post showcase, the...
  • Menahem Golan Remembered: Cannon Films Mixed Awards Bait with Schlock

    Menahem Golan, who died Aug. 8 at age 85, loved movies, perhaps too much. At its height, Cannon Films -- the Hollywood studio Golan ran with his cousin, Yoram Globus -- was releasing nearly one film per week: an eclectic bounty of awards bait and bottom-...
  • Toronto Film Festival Adds Sandler's 'Cobbler,' Wiig's 'Welcome to Me,' Schwarzenegger's 'Maggie' and More

    The Toronto International Film Festival added more than 100 features to its 2014 slate today, with pics starring Dustin Hoffman, Kristen Wiig, Benicio del Toro, Diane Keaton, John Travolta, Keira Knightley, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Connelly and Arnold...
  • Locarno Honor Marks the Latest of Agnes Varda's Lifetime Achievements

    2014 is shaping up to be the Year of Agnes Varda. This week, the free-spirited French director will receive the Pardo d'onore Swisscom at the Locarno Film Festival, which is just the latest in a series of honors, distinctions, appearances, exhibitions,...
  • Menachem Golan, Who Headed Cannon Films, Dies at 85

    Menachem Golan, the colorful, free-spending Israeli-born producer and director whose Cannon Films yielded hundreds of productions starring the likes of Sylvester Stallone and Chuck Norris before going bust, died Friday in Israel, according to Haaretz....
  • Bruce Wagner continues his Hollywood topography in 'Maps to the Stars'

    Bruce Wagner continues his Hollywood topography in 'Maps to the Stars'
    He stands in black boots and black coat, phone at his ear, as if conspiring with a distant demon. He beckons in a rooftop cafe and hangs up. The Hollywood Hills, which he has known since childhood, rise tidy and neat; houses shine, pools glimmer. But to...
  • Robert Drew dies at 90; pioneer of documentary filmmaking

    Robert Drew dies at 90; pioneer of documentary filmmaking
    Robert Drew had no experience in filmmaking when he directed the 1960 documentary "Primary" that was radically different from the way TV documentaries were made at the time. Drew's film, about relatively unknown Sen. John F. Kennedy campaigning in...
  • Lisandro Alonso Named Lincoln Center Filmmaker in Residence

    Argentine director Lisandro Alonso will be the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Jaeger-LeCoultre's 2014 Filmmaker in Residence. A minimalist filmmaker whose narrative work has a documentary-like aesthetic, Alonso's most recent film was "Jauja" with...
  • DreamWorks Taps 'American Pie's' Weitz Brothers for 'Like Father, Like Son' Remake (EXCLUSIVE)

    DreamWorks is moving ahead with its remake of Japanese child-swap drama "Like Father, Like Son," bringing on the writing team of Paul and Christopher Weitz. DreamWorks acquired English-language remake rights to "Like Father, Like Son" last year following...
  • Music Box Acquires North American Rights To Cannes' Directors' Fortnight Standout 'Alleluia' (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS - Chicago-based arthouse distributor Music Box has acquired all North American rights to Belgian genre filmmaker Fabrice du Welz's gritty horror movie "Alleluia," a Cannes' Directors' Fortnight standout repped by SND. "Alleluia" stars Lola Duenas...
  • Watch: Two Love Stories in First 'Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' Trailer

    The first official trailer for "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby" will transport you to "someplace good," as star Jessica Chastain puts it simply, before taking a turn for the worst. This groundbreaking take on an age-old love story, which marks Ned...
  • Cannes Winner Jean-Luc Godard's 'Goodbye to Language' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Kino Lorber has acquired all North American rights to Jean-Luc Godard's 3D drama "Goodbye to Language," six weeks after its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. "Goodbye to Language" was the co-winner of Cannes' Jury Prize with Xavier Dolan's "Mommy"...