"Crossfire" may be a ways off from giving "Total Request Live" a run for its money, but increasingly, the two cablers are going after the same aud.
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Mike Figgis was nominated for best director at the 1995 Oscars for "Leaving Las Vegas." Now, with his latest film, the unashamedly experimental "Hotel," he's leaving the mainstream.
The popularity of all things Korean continues to grow in Asia, in what's been dubbed the Korean wave: 2001 broadcast exports were up 44% on the previous year to almost $19 million.
Harlan Ellison is due back in court Feb. 4 in a legal battle that's the literary equivalent of Napster. In April 2000, Ellison filed suit in Los Angeles after a hacker scanned six of his works into a…
Push has come to shove for beleaguered U.K. cabler NTL -- it intends to restructure its massive £12 billion ($17 billion) debt, it revealed Jan. 31.
China's Ministry of Culture is predicting at least 20 joint-venture cinemas to open this year on the back of new exhib regulations. The new rules -- which allow foreign investment of up to 49% in…
The Korean B.O. numbers quoted in a story on Korean films’ record year in the Jan. 21-27 issue were for Seoul only, not nationwide, which typically are more than double those racked up in the…
Films from Central Europe and, for the first time since the section was introduced, a homegrown Dutch production took the Tiger Awards at the 31st Rotterdam Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Feb. 3…
Seven years ago, the first dubbed studio film, "Jurassic Park," was released, and its boffo B.O. altered the landscape. Studios now dub almost all blockbusters in Hindi, while Tamil and Telegu dubs…
There's a storm brewing over a change in editorial policy at Canada's CanWest Global, parent company of Global TV, that critics say undermines free speech.