China will get its first two domestic 24-hour cable movie channels this month, with more slated for next year, in a sign that local stations are starting to respond to the competition from foreign…
Though director Peter Jackson wants his 3 hour-20 minute "The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" presented without an intermission, a few overseas exhibitors will be inserting an interval. But…
"Bayside Shakedown 2" comes -- again -- to a theater near you, if you happen to be in Japan. Those who were not one of 12.7 million viewers who have spent $157.5 million during the past five months…
Broadway grosses took a dip, as expected, in the week following the heady Thanksgiving holiday frame. But the slide of 8.3% for Week 28 (Dec. 1-7) was relatively modest, with total B.O. holding at…
Howard Stringer has worked his own designated hitter into the line-up at Sony Pictures Entertainment. The new Big Man on Campus: Time Warner and AOL Intl. exec Michael Lynton, a man who has…
The holiday CGI season is here, but you won't catch Ray Harryhausen slipping into a screening of the latest "Lord of the Rings" or "Matrix" pics. "A lot of these movies just aren't my cup of tea,"…
Running a 24-hour news channel should be a no-brainer for one of the world's biggest news organizations -- particularly when it's spending around £50 million ($85 million) a year of taxpayers'…
Noises Off: Not many producers' bios include the words "former intelligence officer with the C.I.A.," but Anthony Marshall's does.
It's scary how predictable people can be. Unfortunately for Hollywood, it seems easiest to predict when moviegoers won't head to movie theaters.
The drama is supposed to be onscreen. But the awkward convergence of Italian politics and cinema this year is setting up a dramatic conflict over the future of the Venice Film Festival.