Some 860 million euros ($948 million) was spent making 200 French films in 2002, four down on the previous year, the Centre National de la Cinematographie (CNC) said Tuesday.
In these worrying times, audiences around the world are thirsting for light, escapist fare, and last weekend they were sated by "Maid in Manhattan," "Die Another Day," "Lilo & Stitch," "Daredevil"…
Jennifer Lopez is perched atop the B.O. in a bunch of overseas markets as "Maid in Manhattan" delivered career-best openings for her.
Disney laffer "Bringing Down the House" brought down the weekend box office crown plus personal bests for topliners Steve Martin and Queen Latifah with an estimated $31.7 million opening.
Continental Europeans don't have a tradition of attending American musicals, and that's proving to be a marketing challenge for "Chicago," despite its 13 Oscar noms, sundry awards and glitzy cast.
South Korea's largest distribs are refusing to release ticket sales information for top-10 box office charts -- claiming the rankings don't accurately reflect business performance.
WAR: WHAT’S IT GOOD FOR? "Tears of the Sun" hopes to build up the B.O. stamina of war pics – a genre with bows and legs that have been lagging since January 2002’s wide release of "Black…
ThinkFilm has acquired all North American rights to bittersweet comedy-drama "Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself," the first English-language feature from Danish director Lone Scherfig, who scored a hit…
The awards hoopla didn't give much oomph to "Chicago" as it hoofed into Germany last weekend, although the tuner showed more heft in France and Mexico.
"God is Brazilian", the newest pic from veteran helmer Carlos Diegues ("Bye Bye Brazil"), Bowed with a boffo B.O., selling 206,841 tickets and grossing $457,000 its opening weekend -- the best box…