The 33rd Chicago Intl. Film Festival, the longest-running competitive fest in North America, kicks off Thursday with 150 features from 30 countries, seminars and special career tributes.
Paramount's Morgan Freeman starrer "Kiss the Girls" made out with a surprisingly powerful $13.4 million opening, leading the box office to yet another in a series of killer weekends.
The first Los Angeles Intl. Latino Film Festival opens Wednesday with the U.S. premiere of "Who the Hell Is Juliette?" (review, page 12). The Carlos Marcovich film, based on a true story, chronicles…
R “Apt Pupil” (TriStar Pictures); “for scenes of strong violence, language and brief sexuality.” “Phantoms” (Miramax); “for sci-fi violence/gore and language.” “Portrait in Red” (York Home…
In his first major deal since hanging his producing shingle at Warner Bros., former Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Cos. chairman Mark Canton's Canton Co. has pacted for the next script written by…
Director Wes Craven will receive the 1997 Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's ShowEast, the confab for exhibitors and distributors that will be held from Oct. 20-23 at Atlantic City's Trump Taj…
The National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People is accepting submissions for nominations for the 29th NAACP Image Awards, set for broadcast in February. Deadline is Oct. 31, and the…
Jessica Steen, last seen smooching with Michael Richards in "Trial and Error," has joined the cast of Touchstone's "Armageddon," which started shooting this week in L.A.
With the release of "An Alan Smithee Film --- Burn, Hollywood, Burn," the Directors Guild of America's all-purpose pseudonym for disowned films will make the unlikely move from cultish devotion to…
Buena Vista will expand its already lengthy tentacles in the international arena with the establishment of Buena Vista Film Sales as a full-service foreign sales firm, the company announced Thursday.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.0M Cumulative:$48.9M Universal Pictures -57.86%
Hercules2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Paramount Pictures -60.81%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$174.7M Fox -58.37%