Odeon Leicester Square theater was transformed into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Sunday for the worldwide premiere of Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone."
Cinema admissions in Central and Eastern Europe have been cut in half over the last five years, but ticket prices more than doubled, according to a new report.
Director Ken Russell has described himself as so unbankable that he's resorted to shooting films in his own garage.
The London Film Critics' Circle refused to play into the hands of Oscar prognosticators, handing its top prize to "Being John Malkovich," along with kudos for director Spike Jonze and screenwriter…
Pinewood Studios has carried out its planned acquisition of chief U.K. rival Shepperton, paying £35 million ($50 million). Deal, under which the two studios will keep their names, was led by Pinewood…
In case there was any doubt, Mark Knopfler, former front man of Dire Straits, is now officially a rock dinosaur: a newly discovered prehistoric species has been named after him.
British film producers spent more money on fewer films last year, resulting in a 70% rise in average feature budgets. "Bridget Jones' Diary" and "Enigma" were among the ambitious projects that pushed…
The BBC said it intends to invest more than £300 million ($450 million) over two years in its planned portfolio of new digital TV and radio channels. Pubcaster submitted detailed proposals for…
The World Sports Foundation held a gala 59th birthday party for Muhammad Ali on Monday at the Park Lane Hilton hotel.
ITV and the BBC, the U.K.'s main terrestrial broadcasters, suffered a ratings decline in primetime during 2000, due in part to increasingly mainstream competition from Channel 4 and Channel 5. Their…
ONdigital, the pay TV platform jointly owned by Carlton Communications and Granada Media, is mired in disputes over its subscriber figures as it prepares for a £2 billion ($2.8 billion) flotation…