Ron Howard will have to wait a little longer to start his next pic, "Cinderella Man." Russell Crowe, who will star in the film as Great Depression-era boxer Jim Braddock, dislocated his shoulder on…
The Motion Picture Producers Assn. of Japan announced Thursday that 2003 was a record year for the Japanese box office, with total receipts reaching ¥203.26 billion ($1.93 billion) with a total…
Warner Bros.' "The Last Samurai" and Disney's "Finding Nemo" started their local release Dec. 6 and crossed the magic ¥10 billion ($94.8 million) mark early this week.
The Kadokawa Group of Cos., grouped around major Japanese publisher Kadokawa Shoten, announced that it will change the name of local studio Kadokawa Daiei Film to Kadokawa Film starting April 1.
The 2004 Philadelphia International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, to be held on July 15-27, is seeking entries in all genres.
Andrew J. Kuehn, director-producer and advertising pioneer widely credited with creating the modern motion picture trailer, died of lung cancer Thursday at his home in Laguna Beach. He was 66.
Shortly after her script "Monster-In-Law" drew Jennifer Lopez and Jane Fonda, screenwriter Anya Kochoff has pacted to write a pair of pictures for Dimension Films. Kochoff will produce both films…
Sony Screen Gems' hip-hop comedy "You Got Served" tackled an estimated $16 million over its rookie box office frame, but Super Bowl preoccupations flattened other wide openers and several holdover…
Peter Bart: The Back Lot
Last year's Cannes was widely panned as a disaster. Among the critics' complaints: No breakout hits. Awful French films. No awards for "Mystic River."
A trio of first films from Taiwan, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Germany padded away with Tiger Awards at the 33rd Rotterdam Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Feb. 1. Each award was worth $12,500 and a…