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    "Last King of Scotland" To Open London Fest

    The 50th edition of the London Film Festival will open with Kevin Macdonald's "The Last King of Scotland", organizers announced today. The film, Macdonald's first fiction feature, is based on Giles Foden's novel, and adapted by Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock, the film stars Forest Whitaker as Ugandan...

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    The Reeler Screens "Half Nelson" at BAM

    The Reeler Screening Series' returns this month with a sneak preview of Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden's Sundance favorite, "Half Nelson," which is about "a young teacher in a Brooklyn junior high who must confront his own alcohol and drug problems when a student discovers them. On Wednesday, August 9 at...

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    Roadshow Rolls On

    Netflix' Rolling Roadshow, "featuring famous movies in famous places" continued last night in Red Bank, NJ with a screening of Kevin Smith's "Clerks". The Asbury Park Press reports on the event today. Next up for the tour, produced with the Alamo Drafthouse, is a trip to Northbrook, IL for a screening of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" tomorrow (August 10), then a showing of "Field of Dreams" in Dyersville, IA (August 11), "The Shining" in Estes Park, CO (August 16), "The Searchers" in Monument Valley, UT (August 18), "Raising Arizona" in Apache Junction, AZ (August 20), "The Poseidon Adventure" in Long Beach, CA (August 24), and "Escape From Alca...

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    Lionsgate Names Friedenson SVP of International Marketing

    Lionsgate has named Shyama Friedenson to the post of senior vice president, international marketing, Lionsgate, it was announced today by Nicolas Meyer, president, international. Friedenson, who joined the company in 2000, is responsible for "overseeing the marketing and publicity for the international film division of Lionsgate, including: the strategic planning and execution of international marketing campaigns and film festival launches; handling the company's presence at major international film markets and festivals; and serving as the strategic corporate liaison for film publicity and marketing with Lionsgate's newly acquired internatio...

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    Toronto Fest Tips Industry Titles

    Organizers of the Toronto International Film Festival have unveiled another 20 titles that will screen at this year's festival, highlighting movies that may be of interest to distributors, exhibitors and insiders, according to the announcement. World premieres added to the fest's roster include: Werner Herzog's "Rescue Dawn" (US), Margarethe von Trotta's "I Am The Other Woman" (Germany), Hal Hartley's "Fay Grim" (US/Germany), Tarsem Singh's "The Fall", Ari Sandel's "Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show" (US), Alek Keshishian's "Love and Other Disasters" (France/UK), Scott Caan's "The Dog Problem" (US), Shane Meadows' "This Is England" (UK), B...

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    World Cinema: Fall Fortnight, 14 Foreign-Language Films to Watch at Autumn Fests

    Say goodbye to superheroes, pirates and Al Gore; it's mid-August, and the film industry is turning to the fall. With the Venice, Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals just weeks away, flights and hotels are being booked, distributors and sales agents are already discussing what's next on the menu, an...

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    Focus Sets Release Plan for "Ground Truth", Including AOL Partnership

    Patricia Foulkrod's new documentary, "The Ground Truth," from Focus Features, will hit Landmark Theaters for at least one week on September 15th, followed by a special edition DVD release on September 26th, according to Focus. The company is partnering with AOL to build awareness for the movie, whic...

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    "Lonely Hearts" Screening 2nd Tahoe/Reno International Film Festival

    Todd Robinson's detective thriller "Lonely Hearts" with John Travolta, James Gandolfini, Salma Hayek, and Jared Leto has just been added to the 2nd Tahoe/Reno International Film Festival. The festival, taking place August 23 - 27, will also feature Basil Gelpke and Ray McCormack's "A Crude Awakening...

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    The Guardian Interview: Pedro Almodovar and Penelope Cruz

    It's six years since director Pedro Almodovar and actor Penelope Cruz worked together on "All About My Mother." They talk about the rehearsal process, their friendship and the many happy returns of their latest film, "Volver." "In effect, there are many returns in this movie... I returned to working...

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    VV: A Tale of Two Pedros

    Previewing a new retrospective of the films of Pedro Almodovar that will be making the rounds in theaters in the coming weeks, Michael Atkinson considers "The 2 Pedros" in an article for The Village Voice:The best of Almodovar raises some questions -- namely, which Almodovar? The Pedro gloriously festivaled and happily familiar now to middle-class filmgoers is an aging, camp-centric teddy bear, a man who has made transgender game-playing and comic vamping safe for the art-houses...The other Pedro is one of the most reckless, diabolically inventive voices to arise from, or at least alongside, the postpunk years of Reagan culture. (Of course, h...

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