On "Apocalypto," Mel Gibson found that using the Panavision Genesis gave him a unique look. He points to a scene where the film's hero is chased through the jungle by men carrying torches.
When you're an Australian writer-director making a Mayan end-of-civilization epic in the middle of a Mexican jungle, who do you ask to do the hair and makeup for hundreds of non-English speaking…
Twentieth Century Fox Mexico bows Mel Gibson's Mayan epic "Apocalypto" today in Mexico, but will Mexicans buy into Gibson's violent portrait of their heritage?
Mel Gibson's "Apocalypto" has broken the record for opening weekend B.O. for a foreign-language pic in the U.K. Released on 385 screens by indie distrib Icon, the blood-soaked Mayan epic grabbed…
A national outcry in Italy over the release of "Apocalypto" with an unrestricted rating prompted a Rome court to rule Monday that Italo kids under 14 will not be admitted to see the Mayan…
Mel Gibson is always good for a surprise, and his latest is that "Apocalypto" is a remarkable film. Set in the waning days of the Mayan civilization, the picture provides a trip to a place one's…
The marketing campaign for Mel Gibson's "Apocalypto" continues to be as unpredictable as the filmmaker himself. Following screenings at 64 college campuses and an Indian reservation this week…
The Back Lot: Will Hollywood fall victim to the Apocalypto Syndrome? Small screenings of the still-uncompleted film are quietly taking place. Word has seeped out: From Mel Gibson's dark, troubled…
While Hollywood is very lenient with the off-screen behavior of its biggest stars, there often are stern consequences when such conduct impacts the bottom line.
How do you follow up the most successful independent movie ever? You do whatever you want. Emerging from the jungles of Veracruz on the Gulf of Mexico, Mel Gibson gave his first public explanation of…