"Eyes Wide Shut" may have won the box-office crown for wide releases, but for many industry observers the weekend's biggest eye-opener was Artisan's horror mockumentary, "The Blair Witch Project."
The death of AMC Theatres' visionary chief executive Stan Durwood Wednesday night fueled long-running speculation that the Kansas City, Mo.-based circuit could be the exhibition industry's next…
To get an R rating for Palm Pictures' "Black and White," director James Toback had to excise a fleeting glimpse of a women's fully clothed arm pumping suggestively during a sex scene.
A year after the American Film Institute sparked heated cocktail party debates with its list of the 100 best American films, Landmark Theatres is compiling a similar tally of the most popular…
Mann Theatres appears to have pulled into the lead in the race to build a state-of-the-art multiplex in the high-profile Westwood Village market.
Former Baltimore Pictures exec Chip Diggins has been tapped as senior VP of production at Paramount Pictures. He begins his new post Aug. 9.
Nancy Meyers is near a deal to direct the romantic comedy "What Women Want" for Paramount Pictures.
Universal's low-budget teen sex comedy "American Pie" scored the No. 1 spot with a studio estimated $18.1 million three-day opening.
Roger Kumble, writer/director of Sony Pictures' teen pic "Cruel Intentions," is setting up shop on the Sony lot. Kumble, who will have an office -- but not a production company -- at Sony, is already…
Warner Bros.' big-budget actioner "Wild Wild West" rode off with an estimated $36.8 million bounty over the four-day weekend, leading the Independence Day holiday into near-record territory. Since…
Although Warner Bros.' mega-budgeted actioner "Wild Wild West" trotted to a relatively tame $7.1 million in 3,309 stables on opening day Wednesday, Hollywood is donning its spurs for what is likely…