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  1. Film Review: Himalaya, Where the Wind Dwells

    5:22 am 10/5/2008

    Mixing the stranger-in-a-strange-land motif with the restless anxiety of middle age, writer-director Jeon Soo-il crafts a soporific story of connection and disconnection that stutters to its conclusion.Read more

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  2. Euro sales agents push into Asia

    7:04 am 10/4/2008

    The European accent will be stronger than ever in Pusan this year with sales companies from the continent present in ever-increasing numbers. In total, some 85 titles from Europe will unspool during the festival, making up a third of the total line-up.Read more

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  3. Naked of Defenses -- Film Review

    5:20 am 10/4/2008

    A poised yet internally turbulent film of almost religious purity and compassion, "Naked of Defenses" devotes its entire time to one central figure, a female Lazarus who rises from spiritual death by connecting with the woman she hates and envies.Read more

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  4. Ocean of an Old Man -- Film Review

    5:18 am 10/4/2008

    The effects of the devastating and defining tsunami that hit Southeast Asia in 2004 are at the heart of this willfully opaque drama by first-time director Rajesh Shera. Focusing on an elderly schoolteacher who lost most of his class to the catastrophe, Shera's intentions are honorable, but his execution makes for difficult viewing.Read more

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  5. Film Review: Crush and Blush

    5:14 am 10/4/2008

    Move over Glenn Close. Directed with the batty humor of Almodovar's early gems, this character-driven comedy exposes the fine line between female bonding and female rivalry.Read more

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  6. Fox Star partners with Shah in multi-pic deal

    2:53 am 10/4/2008

    NEW DELHI -- In what is turning out to be a weekend when Hollywood is connecting with Bollywood like never before, Fox Star Studios India announced Saturday a foray into Indian cinema with Bollywood producer Vipul Amrutlal Shah via a multiple-film deal.Read more

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  7. Bollywood strike ends

    11:58 pm 10/3/2008

    NEW DELHI -- A strike by more than 100,000 Bollywood technicians and artists was called off late Friday after an agreement was reached between the Federation of Western India Cine Employees and the Association of Motion Picture and TV Programme Producers.Read more

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  8. HRTS luncheon in jeopardy

    6:39 pm 10/3/2008

    A long TV industry tradition -- the annual HRTS luncheon with the broadcast network chiefs -- is in jeopardy this year.Read more

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  9. Dueling suits to be heard in same courthouse

    6:34 pm 10/3/2008

    Dueling lawsuits filed by the MPAA and RealNetworks will be heard in the same courthouse, a Los Angeles federal judge has ruled.Read more

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  10. Kat Dennings negotiating to play 'Defendor'

    6:30 pm 10/3/2008

    Kat Dennings, who stars in "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist," which bowed in theaters this weekend, is in negotiations to join Woody Harrelson and Sandra Oh in "Defendor."Read more

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