It's official: David Lynch will receive the Golden Lion for career achievement from the Venice Intl. Film Festival, where his mystery "Inland Empire" will world preem Sept. 6, out-of-competition.
The Italo B.O. is up 16% for the first half of 2006, with a total 51 million tickets sold, according to figures released Wednesday. Grosses for the first six months totaled E301 million and saw U.S…
Driven by both local pics and Hollywood fare, Italo B.O. is up 16% for the first half of 2006, with a total 51 million tickets sold, according to figures released Wednesday (July 5).
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Helmer-producer Cameron Crowe and South Korean auteur Park Chan-wook will be on the jury at the Venice Intl. Film Festival, where their pics preemed last year.
New Italo culture czar Francesco Rutelli has fired the executive board of Cinecitta Holding, parent company of Rome's Cinecitta Studios, where HBO's "Rome" skein is shooting, claiming widescale…
A tribute to Sean Connery -- one of several events to feature the thesp -- will kick off the first RomeFilmFest on Oct. 13.
The world preem of Warner Independent Pictures' Truman Capote biopic "Infamous" will open Horizons, the Venice Film Festival section dedicated to cutting-edge cinema, on Aug. 31.
In the Italo arthouse jungle, where life isn't getting any easier, BIM Distribuzione topper Valerio De Paolis has honed a killer instinct for Palms, Lions, and Bears.
Italo pubcaster RAI has appointed Claudio Cappon, a widely respected exec. and TV producer, as its new director general.
Rupert Murdoch-owned paybox Sky Italia has pacted with Italo multimedia group L'Espresso to carry its local MTV rival All Music plus several radio stations.