Hollywood Pictures and Cinergi Prods. plunked down close to $ 500,000 to option first-timers' Lee Batchler and Janet Scott Batchler's adventure "Smoke and Mirrors." Should the "Raiders of the Lost…
Columbia's "Groundhog Day" surfaced at No. 1 in its four-day President's Day weekend debut, grossing close to $ 15 million on 1,640 screens. And Warner Bros.' "Sommersby" broke Valentine's Day hearts…
The first of the new February titles arrived over the weekend. And two out of three showed signs of being serious box office contenders.
Joseph L. Mankiewicz, the urbane Academy Award-winning writer and director of "All About Eve" and "A Letter to Three Wives," died Friday at Northern Westchester Hospital near his home of Bedford…
The premise of the romantic comedy "Groundhog Day" is essentially "if you had it to do over again -- and again -- what would you do differently."
The seasonal post-Super Bowl upswing, coupled with the arrival of two strong new entries, resulted in increased ticket sales for the first weekend in February.
The comedy/drama "The Cemetery Club" constantly threatens to turn into a full-fledged movie, but never quite transcends its telefilm feeling. It's a pleasant little exercise, but lacks the kind of…
The Hollywood studios are looking to February releases to make up for the weaker-than-expected January box office performance.
TriStar Pictures took a chance releasing its male-audience actioner "Sniper" on Super Bowl weekend. The results were good enough for a shot at second place with an estimated $ 5.9 million on 1,551…
January is for the big folks. Adults are holding box office sway for the month, bolstering the performance of such mature-themed films as "A Few Good Men,""Scent of a Woman" and even "Aladdin" as…