Sam Mendes' black comedy "American Beauty," which debuted in limited release this weekend, received the 24th Toronto International Film Festival's Air Canada People's Choice Award.
MGM's "Stigmata" terrified the domestic box office with an estimated $19.3 million over the weekend. The frame also included two other freshman pics, which bowed to mixed results, some strong…
Propelled by a fifth $20 million-plus frame, Hollywood Pictures/Spyglass Entertainment's "The Sixth Sense" took the Labor Day holiday frame to record heights.
Based on Monday estimates, the summer of 1999 was the hottest ever. Box office for the 17-week span was a whisker less than $3.1 billion, approximately 19% higher than the record set one year ago.
August box office was hot. For the month, the tally climbed to a new high for the frame of $788.6 million. The monthly gross increased by 6.5% from 1998 and also got a slight hike in admissions of 2%…
Touchstone/Spyglass's "The Sixth Sense" led the box office for the fourth straight week and propelled the weekend frame to a pre-Labor Day high, almost doubling the B.O. of its closest competitor…
Hollywood Pictures' and Spyglass Entertainment's "The Sixth Sense" continues to be the picture of choice, grossing $24.1 million for the weekend according to studio estimates. The frame also featured…
Last month squashed all prior July box office records, with a $917.3 million tally -- 13% better than the former championship season of 1998.
Michael Jenkinson has turned the TV webs' current minority malaise to his business advantage. Jenkinson's Urban Media, which specializes in independent black movies, went online last week, marking…
James L. Brooks, the Oscar-winning writer-producer-director of "Terms of Endearment" and "As Good as It Gets," will receive the distinguished screenwriter's award at the sixth edition of the Austin…
Allen R. "Mike" Frischkorn, president of the American Film Marketing Assn., will depart the org when his contract expires in December.