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    Hamptons International Film Festival Launches New Summer Series

    The Hamptons International Film Festival will this year launch a new summer series, Summer Sunday Classics. Alfred Hitchcock's "To Catch a Thief" will kick off the series on Sunday, June 5th at Montauk’s Solé East Resort. Films will screen from every Sunday on, at the same location through late Augu...

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    Screen Media Nets Irish Dance Doc, "Jig"

    Screen Media has acquired North American rights to Sue Bourne's look behind the scenes of Irish dance, "Jig." The documentary tells the story of nine dancers, following them as they prepare to compete in the Irish Dancing World Championships.

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    Richard Linklater's "Bernie" To Open Los Angeles Film Festival

    The world premiere of Richard Linklater's "Bernie" will kick off the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 16, it was announced today. Written by Skip Hollandsworth and Linklater, the film stars Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine and Matthew McConaughey. Black plays Bernie, the beloved mortician in a small T...

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    Oscilloscope Acquires "We Need To Talk About Kevin"

    Lynne Ramsay's Cannes entry "We Need To Talk About Kevin" has been acquired by Oscilloscope Laboratories. The Tilda Swinton-starring adaptation of Lionel Shriver's award winning novel will be released in time for 2011 Oscar consideration.

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    "Being Elmo" Doc To Hit Theaters Across World

    The crowd-pleasing profile of Sesame Street's most beloved character (and his friend Kevin Clash), Constance Marks's "Being Elmo," will come to the US, Canada, and Australia/New Zealand. The film received a special jury prize at this year's Sundance.

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    "Tree of Life" Wins Palme d'Or in Cannes

    Terrence Malick's "The Tree of Life" took the Palme d'Or Sunday night in Cannes, though the notoriously shy director did not take to the stage to accept the prize. The Dardennes' "The Kid with a Bike" shared the Grand Prix with "Once Upon a Time in Anatolia" by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, and Nicolas Winding...

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    Box Office: Woody Allen's "Paris" Burns Up Specialty Market With Record Numbers

    A week after opening the Cannes Film Festival to warm notices, Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" is burning up the U.S. box office. On six screens, the Owen Wilson led ensemble piece grossed a downright stunning $578,905. According to estimates provided by Rentrak earlier today, that made for a $96...

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    Kino International President Donald Krim Dies At 65

    Kino International president and Kino Lorber co-president Donald Krim died May 20 at his New York home after a year-long battle with cancer. He was 65. Among the directors Krim brought to American audiences were Wong Kar-Wai ("Happy Together"), Michael Haneke ("The Piano Teacher"), Amos Gitai ("Kado...

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    Kim Ki-Duk, Andreas Dresen Share Un Certain Regard

    Kim Ki-Duk's "Arirang" and Andreas Dresen's "Stopped on Track" tied for the Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes this year, a jury headed by Emir Kusturica announced Saturday.

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    Friday Box Office: Woody's "Paris" Is Burning For Sony Classics

    A week after opening the Cannes Film Festival to warm notices, Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" is burning up the U.S. box office. On six screens, the Owen Wilson led ensemble piece grossed a fantastic $171,000 Friday night. That made for a $28,000 per-theater-average, which would have been an res...

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