Filmmakers Zhang Yimou and Hou Hsiao-hsien have won acclaim and awards, but what they really want is mainstream acceptance and commercial success.
The tagline for Universal's "8 Mile" is "find your voice," but, judging by the pic's growing success internationally, Slim Shady, aka rapper Eminem, has done better than that: He's speaking in…
GOING WIDE IN WINTER Today Miramax hopes to make its mark at the January B.O. with its theatrical expansion of Oscar hopeful "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind." TOP JANUARY WIDE PLATFORMS…
Tucked away in the ho-hum details of the looming box office weekend is an intriguing tidbit: Miramax will offer sneak previews of "Chicago" in several new markets on the back of distrib's expanding…
The Aussie box office take rose 4% to $A812 million ($477 million) in 2002, despite a growing threat from product piracy and the surging popularity of DVDs.
"The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" passed $400 million internationally and registered Italy's biggest opening weekend ever while rapper Eminem found his voice with stellar debuts for "8 Mile" in…
Warner Bros./Castle Rock laffer "Kangaroo Jack" stuffed $5.2 million more in its box office pouch Monday for a market-leading bow of $21.8 million through the Martin Luther King holiday.
Bollywood, which managed to salvage some box office pride in the dying weeks of 2002 with the releases of "Kaante" and "Saathiya," has quickly slipped back into flop mode just two weeks into the new…
Slim Shady enjoyed plentiful pickings over the weekend with his cinematic debut, "8 Mile," in Oz, the U.K., Mexico and the Netherlands.
U.K. cinema admissions rose 13% to 175.9 million in 2002, with B.O. up 17% to £755 million ($1.21 billion).
Warner Bros./Castle Rock's Jerry Bruckheimer-produced laffer "Kangaroo Jack" hopped to the head of the box office pack with an estimated $17.7 million bow, while Sony's Martin Lawrence starrer…