Will Italo auds be forever confined to being out of synch with hot pics as they galvanize the rest of the planet? As "Borat" and "Bond" are putting smiles on Euro exhibs' faces, Italians have been…
With the festive season fast approaching, big budget seasonal specialties lovingly wrapped in Hollywood are freezing out local pics across Europe.
The biggest wild card at this weekend's box office is Mel Gibson's "Apocalypto." Subtitled pic -- set in a Mayan kingdom -- skews to the all-male demo with extreme violence. But the big question is…
A blind samurai beat James Bond to top the Japanese box office last weekend. Helmer Yoji Yamada's "Love and Honor" (Bushi ni Ichibun), earned Y436 million ($3.8 million) beating fellow opener "Casino…
James Bond remains licensed to kill at the overseas box office, as the third frame of "Casino Royale" parlayed a dominating $44.7 million at 6,770 playdates in 54 markets for the weekend. Pic has now…
In the wake of a bristling U.S. midterm election campaign, the 2007 awards race will see complex and somewhat introspective political stories including "Babel," "World Trade Center" and "Flags of Our…
In a customarily slow frame following the Thanksgiving movie feast, auds were more in the mood for second helpings of penguins, 007 and Denzel Washington than for any new fare.
James Bond may have had to settle for No. 2 two frames in a row at the domestic B.O., but internationally the newly canary-haired supersleuth was tops for a second straight frame.
Onscreen the relationships may be dysfunctional, but South Korean pic "Family Ties" was convivially received at the 47th Thessaloniki Film Festival, taking home the Golden Alexander.
Jesus vs. James Bond. That unlikely matchup will indeed unfold this weekend at the U.S. box office as New Line preps "The Nativity Story" to do battle with Sony holdover "Casino Royale," as well as…
Japanese pics are on track to grab a majority share of the 2006 box office, the first time domestic product has beaten foreign films since 1985, according to numbers compiled by the Nikkei newspaper.