The third quarter marked the beginning of two significant accounting changes among the major studios. Paramount took over distribution of DreamWorks Studios and DreamWorks Animation releases…
Launching globally a year after its U.S. introduction in 1997, DVD had to play catch-up for a while in the international markets. For U.S. suppliers, the good news is that today, the aggregate…
Lionsgate is out for blood -- literally -- when it comes to promoting its latest "Saw" pic. A vial of blood from "Saw" star Tobin Bell -- who plays the villain Jigsaw -- was mixed with red ink and…
Terrence Howard is set to join Robert Downey Jr. in "Iron Man." The Jon Favreau-directed film is the first to be coined through a financing arrangement that Marvel Studios formed with Merrill Lynch…
ImaginAsian Entertainment has picked up Sundance pic "Journey From the Fall" as the first theatrical release on its ImaginAsian Pictures slate.
Christopher Guest has been tapped to receive this year's Kodak Award at ShowEast, the annual confab for exhibs in Orlando, Fla.
In New York: Talking to the ineffable Warren Beatty as he revisited his great epic of the Russian Revolution, "Reds." The movie enjoyed a special screening this week at the New York Film Festival…
Eduado Mignogna's Argentinean family drama "The Wind" was awarded the top jury prize at Sunday's closing night ceremony of the 14th Raindance film festival, the U.K.'s leading celebration of…
What is the difference between a replacement and being dropped? Not much, it seems, when it comes to the odd affair of how "Invisible Waves" is no longer Thailand's foreign-language Oscar contender.
For the third consecutive year, the European Film Promotion is promoting Euro pics at the Pusan film festival in South Korea. Besides pics known in the fest circuit like "Fraulein" and "Belle…
The worlds of horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and comic books collided over the weekend at Spike TV's inaugural Scream Awards.