Road grosses dipped in Week 36 (Jan. 9-15), falling 4.68% to $9,926,998.
Cash prizes of more than $115,000 were awarded at the 28th edition of one of the world's most popular short film fests, the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Fest (Jan. 27-Feb. 4).
The Backlot: The predictably unpredictable Jon Stewart last week opened his show with the admission that he was suffering acute nausea. "Probably the stomach flu," he acknowledged, as though warning…
"Casanova," "Memoirs of a Geisha," "The New World," and "The Producers" were all hits ... before they were misses. It's an annual tradition for year-end films with designs on Oscar to platform at a…
Are two lions better than one? As Harry Sloan goes about trying to revitalize MGM, it will be interesting to see if he and Lionsgate eventually forge some sort of alliance.
No one, not even the show's producers, knows whether the people seeing "What Women Talk About" are a theater crowd or a studio audience.
Although Screen Gems prexy Clint Culpepper refers to his division as the "small fry" on the Sony lot, lately it has been more like the 800-pound gorilla.
Fortysomething housewives cavort on Wisteria Lane. Middle-aged crime scene investigators solve gruesome mysteries. TV's "The Office" looks like ... well, an actual office.
After losing major American playwrights Arthur Miller and August Wilson last year, Wendy Wasserstein's death on Jan. 30 leaves a palpable void in contemporary theater.
When the Czech Republic's crown jewel film studio Barrandov changed management last year, many in the biz didn't expect much to change.
The Weinstein Co.'s first pics have hit the market, but Bob Weinstein continues to feed a stream of new franchises and sleepers to what has been a money train for the duo: Dimension Films.