There was a "Firm" grip applied to the national box office Wednesday as Paramount released its adaptation of the John Grisham bestseller to an opening-day gross of $ 7.2 million, breaking "Jurassic…
Scott Neeson, general manager of Australian distrib Hoyts Fox Columbia TriStar films, is moving to L.A. as marketing VP of 20th Century Fox Intl.
The future of video on CD now looks assured. An announcement in London at Philips N.V.'s CD-I Conference that Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. and Sony Corp. will support a system pioneered by the…
The critically panned musical on Marlene Dietrich's life, "Where Have All the Flowers Gone," folded Thursday after only a three-month run in the Hollywood legend's hometown.
The California Arts Council has survived this year's budget cuts with only a 15% cut in administrative expenses: The agency's total state budget is set at $ 12.3 million, approximately $ 309,000 less…
A fluorescent billboard for Castle Rock Entertainment's "Needful Things" is set to go up Tuesday at the intersection of Santa Monica and Westwood, the company announced Wednesday.
"Untamed Heart" partners Tony Bill and Helen Bartlett have formed Barnstorm Films and inked a two-year first-look deal with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, marking a newchapter in Bill's longstanding friendship…
Struggling Dutch electronics giant Philips N.V. will bolster its half-year results by including the 3.09 billion guilder ($ l.62 billion) sale of its 35% stake in Matsushita Electric Corp.
Major Japanese movie producer Nikkatsu Corp., saddled with debts of $ 464 million after a long decline in Japan's movie industry, applied Thursday for court permission to reorganize its finances.
Legislation introduced Thursday in the House of Representatives would greatly increase copyright protection and performance rights for sound recordings.
Domestic Film DAILY
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$11.5M Cumulative:$45.0M Warner Brothers -28.56%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$9.8M Cumulative:$32.2M Fox / DreamWorks Animation -31.73%
Non-Stop3Daily:$4.0M Cumulative:$52.6M Universal Pictures -43.54%