Road grosses inched up 0.1% to $14,501,968 during Week 35 (Jan. 24-30), despite the loss of "Spamalot" and "All Shook Up," which ended their out-of-town tryouts.
"Success has a thousand fathers, but failure dies an orphan." The observation has been attributed to John F. Kennedy, but it's as much a movie industry as a political cliche. When it comes to a hit…
Proof, if proof were needed, that the U.K. digital terrestrial service, Freeview, has wrought a seachange in the dynamics of British TV came last week -- on Feb. 1, to be precise.
For years, we've been writing about product placement in films, but never before has the screen exploded with such exciting use of brand names as in 2004.
Noises Off: In the movies, marketing people have no problem coming up with rave quotes from crix who dine out on the studios' largesse every weekend. It's called "press-junket whoredom."
London Eye: It's not as easy as it looks to straddle the worlds of feature film and TV drama. Many British producers have tried, but few have pulled it off with any conviction.
Latino broadcasters are jostling with pay TV nets for the lucrative kiddie market in youth-dominated Latin America where Nickelodeon, the Cartoon Network and Discovery Kids have topped ratings for…
At Sundance, Paramount grabbed mountains of ink by partnering with its sister MTV Films to land "Hustle & Flow" and another Viacom unit -- Nickelodeon -- to buy kiddie dance doc "Mad Hot Ballroom."
The National Theater's first staging of Shakespeare's "Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2" and Oscar nominee Mike Leigh's first play in 12 years are among the shows artistic director Nicholas Hytner plans for…
Brazil and Argentina have gone to great lengths to ensure homegrown pics get made and receive fair play on local screens. In recent years, Chile and Colombia have weighed in with some tax breaks and…
Argentina and Venezuela inked Feb. 1 to create TeleSur, a South American state TV network to compete with CNN and other international news channels.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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