It's been an autumn renaissance for German film at the domestic box office, where local pics have topped the charts for the past 11 weeks -- a feat unprecedented in the past 20 years.
Switzerland's first stop-motion animation film is making a bid for the toon turf usually ruled by Tim Burton and Nick Park. "Max & Co." is a hugely ambitious movie by Swiss standards, budgeted at…
The holiday film frenzy is only half over, but the seeds are planted: Each studio has already made a distinct imprint in the fourth quarter.
After five years of virtually unchecked growth, 2007 is the year "American Idol" will finally see its ratings start to fade. At least, that's what execs at every network not owned by Rupert Murdoch…
Noises Off: Tune your radio to a college rock station, and you just might hear a showtune. The folks plugging the cast recording of Broadway tuner "Spring Awakening" are attempting to bridge the…
In addition to his cinematic heroics, James Bond has saved the 2006 international box office in the final few weeks of the year. With most rivals opting for limited releases in recent weeks, Sony's…
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Toronto and, after a year or two of glum news for commercial theater, it appears that none of the city's legit producers will find a lump of coal in…
German pubcaster WDR is fighting a restraining order from a Hamburg court that blocked it from airing a film about the thalidomide drug scandal of the early '60s.
The Aussie ratings race -- won in a close contest by the Nine Network -- has produced a slew of local hit skeins. Nine won the year with a 29.2% aud share (total viewers 6 p.m.-midnight), according…
Brazil loves American tourists. But its "Turistas" are another matter. Fox Atomic's horror pic -- in which a group of young travelers to Brazil are pursued by a gang looking to harvest their organs…
Leading reality programmer Reveille is pacting with Meteor Worldwide to launch Pliq, a new mobile content delivery service aimed at young audiences on-the-go.