In the intensely competitive and highly cyclical specialty film business, this has been a banner year for Focus Features. Until, that is, Focus hit its "good news and bad news" wall in mid-March…
Road grosses increased in Week 42 (March 13-19), as the 13-show slate gained 9.34% to total $11,885,821.
Hollywood, this is your wake-up call, courtesy of Haskell Wexler. The iconoclastic cinematographer has been working for nearly a decade to alert the biz to the dangers of sleep deprivation.
For image-obsessed Hollywood execs, passing on a project can sometimes be more dangerous than giving it a greenlight.
Broadway continued its spring upswing during Week 42 (March 13-19), with nearly every show seeing a jump in sales. Total grosses climbed almost $1.2 million to $16,342,700. Attendance rose by about…
The majors have a spotty record when it comes to targeting urban auds, but Warner Bros. will have another go when it rolls out "ATL" on about 1,500 screens on March 31.
When President Bush called a rare impromptu press conference to explain his Iraq policy to the American people on March 21, NBC's David Gregory wasn't there to deliver his typical tough question.
When Lisa Kron's play "Well" opens March 30 at the Longacre Theater, the intimate mother-daughter drama will be the rare Broadway play to lack brand-name talent. But it follows one of this season's…
For the past year, the town has been divided into two camps: the "Slump? What slump?" contingent and the "The sky is falling" faction.
Adelaide's Festival of the Arts finished last Sunday with a record 500,000 attendance and B.O. up 20% to an estimated breakeven A$4 million ($3 million).
Scandinavian distributor Scanbox, recently acquired by Los Angeles-based Icelandic film producer Sigurjon "Joni" Sighvatsson, has bought vid distrib DVS Entertainment from Nordisk Film.