To the uninitiated, it may appear as though Chris Rock is the industry's latest overnight success story thanks to a recent hit film and a highly watched HBO series and specials. And it is because of…
Czech helmer Jan Hrebejk got a warm pre-Academy Awards sendoff at Saturday night's Czech Lion awards. His Oscar-nommed "Divided We Fall" swept the awards for film, director, actor (Boleslav Polevka)…
Studios can clearly envision home delivery of movies, where viewers can get any film they want, anytime they want, with the click of a button on the remote control.
Heath Ledger has logged more hours saddled to a horse than any other young actor in recent memory. In August, the 21-year-old wrapped the medieval-era "A Knight's Tale," a film that required him to…
Australia's Television & Media Services is bidding to become one of the world's largest cinema advertising contractors after lodging a takeover bid Tuesday for Media Entertainment Group.
Denmark's Zentropa Entertainments scored a full house Sunday as film critics distributed their annual Bodil Awards at a ceremony in the Imperial Theater.
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…
Is there a bigger bottom line opportunity for studios with VOD?