The Italians are coming…to a cinema near you via a new initiative. Spearheaded by three groups, five films will receive backing for their U.S. release including the directorial debut of actress Valeria Golino's Honey, which opens at Film Society in March.
The memory of Dorothy, Toto, Scarecrow, the Tin Man, that cuddly Cowardly Lion, the Land of Oz and Her Melted Evilness the Wicked Witch of the West and Miss Good Witch Glinda will rain down from over the rainbow onto the 86th Academy Awards in March, marking its 75th.
The Miami International Film Festival announced their lineup today, complete with career tributes, awards galas and films from directors Michael Radford, John Turturro, Joe Berlinger and more.
Sony Pictures Classics have announced North American distribution rights to Woody Allen's latest feature film, "Magic in the Moonlight." This marks the seventh collaboration between the company and the director.
Fox Searchlight Pictures has announced a sequel to "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," their 2012 summer hit starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith. Richard Gere and David Strathairn will both be joining the cast for this second outing.
The Provincetown Film Society named filmmaker and festival consultant Mitch Levine its new head Thursday. He will take on the CEO role, replacing long-time chief Gabby Hanna who announced her retirement from the post last summer.
Steven Spielberg is eyeing Montezuma as his next possible subject. The Lincoln filmmaker will likely take on the epic tale of the complicated clash between the Aztec emperor and Hernán Cortéz, which ultimately lead to the Spanish colonization of Mexico.
Hollywood classics, docs, silent films and experimental works spanning 1919 -2002 are among the 25 motion pictures joining the National Film registry of the Library of Congress. Their designation will mean the titles will "be preserved as cinematic treasures for generations to come."