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“Cinema Paradiso”: The Top 25 (Best Foreign Language Feature)

Here we go again folks with another Top 25 today. This time around I’ll be taking a break from the technical categories (partially because there’s only one more of those left to hit), this time going with a mini-major, as it were. What would that be, you ask? Well, this[...]

This Week In Movies By Pete Hammond: “SAW VII,” “Stone,” “The Girl That Kicked The Hornet’s Nest”

By Pete Hammond hollywoodnews.com: In a tacit admission that Halloween and the World Series may be just too big a distraction for moviegoers there was only one wide national release this week, and that was the abominable, not-screened-in-advance-for-critics seventh and mercifully final edition (they promise) of the torture-porn “Saw” horror series.[...]

Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi” chooses locations, lures a young star

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We have been receiving a number of updates regarding Ang Lee’s planned adaptation of “Life of Pi,” Yann Martel’s prize-winning fantasy adventure about an Indian boy stranded on a raft with a Bengal tiger. Newcomer Suraj Sharma, 17, won the coveted lead role in the production, beating a[...]

Live-action ‘Mulan’ starring Zhang Ziyi gets a director

HollywoodNews.com: The team behind the upcoming live-action English-language independent film adaptation of the story of Hua Mulan, the heroine who joins an all-male army, is getting down to business. Coming Soon reports that Jan de Bont, who has in the past directed “Lara Croft Tomb Raider”, “Speed”, and “Twister”, has[...]

“Dragon Tattoo” a gem for the U.S. foreign film biz

By Hollywood News Staff Hollywoodnews.com: The foreign film business in the U.S. looks like it’s been in a sling, clearly evident in the fact that it’s been 10 years since “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” generated over $100 million-plus – more of an exception for the genre than a trendsetting norm.[...]

Kathryn Bigelow Wins DGA Feature Film Award

The winners of the 2009 Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards and the recipients of the Guild’s 2010 Career Achievement Awards were announced Saturday during the 62nd Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Kathryn Bigelow won the DGA’s Outstanding Directorial Achievement[...]