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  • Mary Elizabeth Winstead's 'Faults' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Screen Media Films has acquired U.S. rights to thriller "Faults," starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Leland Orser. "Faults," which premiered at South by Southwest, also stars Beth Grant, Chris Ellis, Jon Gries and Lance Reddick. Riley Stearns...
  • 'The Homesman' Books Centerpiece Spot at 2014 Hamptons Intl. Film Festival

    The 2014 Hamptons Intl. Film Festival will spotlight Tommy Lee Jones' upcoming Western "The Homesman" as its centerpiece film, one of the first titles to be named to the slate of the 22nd annual Long Island event. Multihyphenate actor Bob Balaban will...
  • Richard Roxburgh, Radha Mitchell Go 'Looking For Grace'

    HONG KONG - Richard Roxburgh ("Moulin Rouge," "Mission: Impossible II") and Radha Mitchell ("Olympus Has Fallen," "Silent Hill") take the lead roles in "Looking for Grace," an Australian drama now in production under director Sue Brooks ("Japanese Story")...
  • How Sarajevo Fest's Punk Rock Ethos Is Shaking Up the Film Biz in South-East Europe

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- The Sarajevo Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday, played a crucial role in the rebuilding of the film industry in Bosnia-Herzegovina after it was decimated during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War. The festival has gone on to...
  • Tokyo Festival Reveals Major Asian Push

    TOKYO - Yasushi Shiina, new head of the Tokyo International Film Festival, has unveiled a seven-year initiative to promote Asian films and nurture Asian film professionals. Festival officials announced the outreach initiative Tuesday as part of plans...
  • 'Love Is Strange' is strong at the art-house box office

    'Love Is Strange' is strong at the art-house box office
    Titles from this year’s Sundance Film Festival found their audiences this weekend, whether in theaters or on VOD.   “Love Is Strange” opened on five screens to an estimated gross of $126,550, for a strong per-screen average of $25,310....
  • Richard Attenborough dies: Film world remembers 'Gandhi' director

    Richard Attenborough dies: Film world remembers 'Gandhi' director
    As news spread Sunday that Richard Attenborough had died at age 90, the film world responded with remembrances of him as both an "amazing actor" and the Academy Award-winning director behind "Gandhi." Though younger generations might know him for his...
  • Venice film fest, opening this week, is still a cinema lifeline

    LONDON/ROME (Reuters) - Saverio Costanzo, the Italian director of the New York City-set low-budget drama "Hungry Hearts" that will compete for the top prize at the Venice Film Festival opening this week, sees the exposure his film will get as a godsend....
  • Hampton native to come home for screening of Ebert documentary

    Hampton native to come home for screening of Ebert documentary
    Steve James, the award-winning documentary filmmaker from Hampton, will return to Hampton Roads next month to introduce a screening of his new adaptation of the memoirs of Roger Ebert. James will be at the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk on Wednesday,...
  • Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup

    Jennifer Aniston, Juliette Binoche, Steve Carell, Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Diane Keaton, Melissa Leo, Bill Murray, Bill Nighy, Al Pacino, Vanessa Redgrave, Adam Sandler, John Travolta and Kristen Wiig are among the array...
  • Preview: Schedule of the Biggest Film Festivals This Fall

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Aug. 21-Sept. 1 Montreal World Festival Celebrating its 38th year with a distinctly Gallic flavor, MWFF will open with "We Love You, You Bastard," from French director -- and longtime festival supporter -- Claude Lelouch....