Consider this: Given a hard choice between "making a couple of million bucks at the box office in profits" or inspiring and educating ticket buyers, Walden Media would choose the latter.
When it comes to titling films, Hollywood studios sometimes settle for the bland ("Prime"), the bizarre ("Zathura") and the incomprehensible ("XXX: State of the Union"). Not so with "Snakes on a…
Will "Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life" have, excuse the expression, legs? We all know Rivera has them. The 72-year-old Broadway favorite kicked them up in the original productions of "West Side…
Broadway stages, once upon a time, were the almost exclusive domain of classically trained actors and musical theater performers. But in a constantly shifting pop-cultural landscape, that rulebook…
So far, the public argument for shortening video windows has been made by execs like Walt Disney's Bob Iger, who are afraid of invoking the wrath of theaters.
The world's just wild about "Harry." And international exhibs are hoping that Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" can breathe fresh air into what's been a mostly dismal year at the…
Housemates of Prima TV's "Big Brother"-esque reality show "VyVoleni" (The Chosen) have had to deal with more than the usual set of challenges. In fact, there's been more drama off-screen than on.
Digital filmmaking is taking hold in the adopted land of Che Guevara, and Fidel Castro's government is embracing the new regime. The Cuban Institute of Cinematic Art and Industry (ICAIC) has shifted…
"Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" is released on Friday. By Saturday, the movie is available for downloading off the Internet and bootleg DVDs are for sale in New York. One hot spot for the…
Road grosses rose in Week 27 (Nov. 28-Dec. 4) by 12.92% from last week to $11,781,583.
Variety and UIP's third annual London Party will be held at Spencer House in London's St. James on Feb. 18, the night before the British Academy of Film & Television Arts awards ceremony.