The 25th anniversary edition of the Montreal World Film Festival is book-ended by a couple of high-profile French-language pics, one from Quebec, the other from France. The choice of opening and…
Eric Rohmer is being honored at this year's Venice Intl. Film Festival for his lifetime achievement in the cinema. For some of us cinephiles, this gesture of formal recognition is eminently well…
The summer's biggest B.O. videogame movie, "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider," will come into play on video Nov. 13 with an unusual bonus on the rental-priced videocassette version: an extra featurette.
Universal Pictures Franchise Development president Louis Feola has been chosen the first recipient of the Video Premiere Pioneer Award from Daily Variety sister publication Video Business.
In an unusual twist, the only place the special edition of Dimension's "Spy Kids" will be offered for the foreseeable future is in movie theaters.
ShowBizData.com has partnered with the Video Software Dealers Assn.'s VidTrac rental revenue tracking system to create a service offering customized reports reflecting a film's box office gross and…
The first movie in the "Star Trek" franchise will become the first in the series to get special edition treatment on DVD when Paramount Home Entertainment introduces "Star Trek: the Motion Picture -…
Gotham-based Lot 47 Films has tapped Bill Thompson for the newly created position of vice president and general sales manager.
Extra time needed for Michael Bay to create an R-rated version of "Pearl Harbor" and complete production work on the 12 hours of extra material for a special DVD edition has forced Disney to create…
Toho's latest Hayao Miyazaki animation feature "Sen-to Chihiro-no Kamikakushi" (Spirited Out) has beaten the local B.O. record for a Japanese film in just 25 days.
DreamWorks' megahit "Shrek" contains a lot of nose-thumbing at rival Disney's animated heritage. And the pic's DVD release may add even more fuel to the companies' long-standing toon tiff.