The U.S. leads in digital adoptions and, by extension, the upgrades needed to show 3-D features. But experts expect the "U2 3D" demo at Cannes, as well as 3-D content announced by the studios, to…
'Beowulf,' 'U2 3D' among upcoming releases
A look at the distributor, exhibitor of the year and excellence in acting.
The problem with Hollywood's snowballing box office success is that all records are made to be broken. So with 2007 high-performers "Spider-Man 3," "Shrek the Third" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: At…
2006 saw the emergence of a new kind of tentpole film, driven by foreign performance with the U.S. market's contribution no longer the dominant factor.
Last month Gallic mini-major MK2 gambled on a virtual future by becoming the first European film exhibitor to launch its own video-on-demand Web site, MK2VOD.com. "We've been planning this for a…
On the surface, it's fairly straightforward: European and Asian movie theater owners, like their counterparts in North America, pretty much agree that it's about time to scrap traditional celluloid…
Nintendo had no trouble staying atop the vidgame charts yet again in May, as its Wii was once again the top selling vidgame console in the U.S., its DS the top portable device, and it claimed four of…
Antonio Banderas' production shingle Green Moon Producciones is in talks with Spanish animation studios Kandor Graphics to form a longterm production alliance.
A dispute between the Church of England and Sony Corp. about the use of Manchester Cathedral in PlayStation 3 game "Resistance: Fall of Man," a violent shoot 'em up, rumbled on Friday as claims that…
After Sony scored big with its Marvel superhero film “Spider-Man 3” last month, Fox flies this weekend with its own Marvel sequel, “Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer,” in 3,957 theaters. Film…