B.O. spirits soared overseas last weekend on the backs of smash debuts by "A Bug's Life" and "You've Got Mail," while "Shakespeare in Love" wowed auds in Australia.
You’ve Got Mail
The Man in "Kill the Man" is the Establishment, as represented by a thinly veiled stand-in for the Kinko copying chain. That should give you some idea of this indie's dated mindset. "Power to the…
With its $25.3 million projected Christmas weekend opening, "Patch Adams," a movie about the healing power of laughter, brought smiles to the faces of Universal Pictures execs and helped cure the box…
Competition this Christmas is fiercer than ever -- a dozen or so films, counting limited bows, will have opened by Friday -- and anxious industry execs are sitting by their phones (or logging on to…
The prospect of Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan once again falling in love proved more attractive than an animated retelling of Exodus, as Warner Bros.' "You've Got Mail" prevailed over DreamWorks' "The…