Consumer spending on filmed entertainment in the U.S. will climb nearly 10% to $78 billion in 2004 thanks to a logjam of franchise sequels and surprise hits like "The Passion of the Christ" and…
The online film ticketing biz is down to two players as America Online-owned Moviefone has signed a deal to transfer its ticketing operations to competitor Movietickets.com.
The first joint investigation by U.S. and Chinese authorities into video piracy has resulted in the smashing of a worldwide piracy ring in China.
The Trollz are coming back, this time in movies from DIC Entertainment that will be distributed by Warner Home Video.
Warner Home Video will release the latest special edition of "Gone With the Wind" on Nov. 9. Pic has been through yet another digital restoration, this time via Warner's "Ultra-Resolution" process…
Robert Greenwald's "Outfoxed -- Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism" will receive a domestic theatrical release Aug. 6 through Philippe Diaz's Cinema Libre, opening in New York, Los Angeles, San…
The Backlot: The annual carnival at Comic-Con reminds us that, while Internet geeks don't yet rule the world, they sure scare the hell out of Hollywood.
The term "geek" used to be an insult. "Now 'geek' is a badge of honor," says Kerry Conran, director of Paramount's upcoming "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow." Conran is a self-confessed geek…
Two feature films based on novels by the same author hit screens July 23 in South Korea. That's a rare feat for even the most popular writers.
When Warner releases its "Matrix" trilogy special edition DVD set late this year, fans can expect the extras they've grown used to, like behind the scenes footage and related docs.
Three top vidgame publishers failed to impress Wall Street with earnings for the second quarter: THQ, Atari and Midway came in either at or under investor expectations.