South Korea loves its mobile phones, its broadband Internet networks and its state-of-the-art multiplexes, but not its DVDs. Korea's theatrical sector is booming: In 2005, the market passed Germany…
Robin Williams isn't going Batty. But almost did. In recent weeks, the Internet was abuzz with chatter that the thesp might make a good Joker in Christopher Nolan's "Batman Begins" sequel, "The Dark…
London Eye: Mike Leigh has been trying to get people to pay attention to Greg Hall's no-budget debut movie "The Plague" ever since he gave Hall the Katrin Cartlidge Foundation Award for outstanding…
It may be a bit late, but the 1980 comedy "Caddyshack" finally has some merchandising.
Chile's first musical, a movie spinoff of Chilean TV song-and-dance competish "Rojo" is sprinting toward become the biggest-grossing local pic in Chile.
J.K. Rowling's hints that a major character -- possibly even Harry Potter himself -- might die in the last book of the series led fellow authors Stephen King and John Irving to plead for the boy…
Unless Munich prosecutors have a sudden change of heart, Andreas Schmid won't be attending the Venice Film Festival for the premiere of Paul Verhoeven's World War II drama "Blackbook."
Michael Moore has a message for Hollywood, and no, it's not about George W. Bush's handling of the war in Iraq. He says the second edition of the Traverse City Film Festival, held in this tiny resort…
At the same time Disney slashed jobs, Buena Vista Intl.'s "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" carved up the international wickets over the weekend: Pic easily won its fourth straight frame…
Woody Allen, Steven Spielberg ... Andrew Bujalski -- all three were listed by the New York Times' A.O. Scott as having made one of the 10 best films of 2005. Wait, you don't know Bujalski?
An American father and daughter are going where no Westerner has gone before: The duo are setting up a film studio in the Mideast from scratch. Michelle Nickelson and her father, Carl, who was…