The season's summer film slate tilts toward sequels, historic epics, adaptations of popular videogames, a remake (though the studio insistently labels it as an original) and Steven Spielberg's return…
Seeking to strike while "Hannibal" is hot, MGM screened a product reel Tuesday for exhibitors at ShoWest that showcased its ramped-up 2001 film slate. After the reel, the Lion offered the first full…
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Alejandro Gonzalez Inaturri's bittersweet "Amores Perros," Mexico's Academy Award candidate for best foreign-language film, scooped the grand prize, director and screenplay kudos at Portugal's 21st…
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The push toward digital projection is overwhelmingly evident at this year's ShoWest, with countless seminars and exhibitions scheduled to show off various forms of the new technology.
Domestic movie admissions fell 3% last year, even as grosses hit an all-time high thanks to boosted ticket prices. But in dishing those stats Tuesday, Motion Picture Assn. of America chief Jack…
Moroccan director Nabil Ayouch's heart-rending film about abandoned children, "Ali Zaoua," bagged the first prize at the Pan-African Festival of Film and Television (Fespaco), on Sunday.
Given the worldwide success of H.K.'s own "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" in this, a milestone year for Hong Kong Intl. Film Festival, the announcement of the fest's silver anniversary lineup should…
Edwards Theatres topper Jim Edwards and his family are expected to sign off by month's end on a plan under which they would retain a 49% stake in the ailing circuit, with a group led by entertainment…
Disney's returning to an animated Neverland not in videostores but on the bigscreen. Studio execs are so pleased with the sequel to the 1953 classic "Peter Pan," now 95% complete, that they're…
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