The Japanese film distribution biz has been steadily chipping away at Hollywood's one-time dominance with many of the same strategies that have made local comics, toons, TV shows, games and music so…
Game giant Nintendo has followed rival Sony in cutting its 2008 profit forecast -- but the result is still well up on the previous year, thanks to strong Wii sales.
Japanese pubcaster NHK and Canada's National Film Board have extended their relationship.
In accepting the Akira Kurosawa lifetime achievement nod at the Tokyo Film Festival, helmer Nikita Sergeyevich Mikhalkov recalled his elation when an idea he had suggested to Kurosawa popped up in…
"Tulpan," Sergey Dvortsevoy's drama of a young shepherd's attempts to woo and win a bride on the Kazakh steppes, took the Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix, the highest prize awarded at the 21st Tokyo Film…
John Woo's period epic "Red Cliff" was a box office hit in China, but now the question is whether the two-parter can recoup in its Japanese release.
The Asian Producers Network presented its APN award to Kenichi Matsuyama, star of the three hit "Death Note" pics and comic-based smash "Detroit Metal City," on Wednesday at Tokyo's Grand Prince…
The Intl. Drama Festival, which runs Wednesday to Friday in association with the Tokyo Film Festival, has announced the winners of its first competition for TV shows.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Frozen1Weekend: $31.6M Disney
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Weekend: $5.3M Relativity Media