It's getting more expensive to market a movie in Hollywood these days -- costs have risen 28% over last year, according to the Motion Picture Assn of America.
Artistic endeavors often rely on the financial support of government funding. But what happens when that money source disappears?
Mel Gibson's biblical epic is arousing very different passions around the world, ranging from wild fervor in Latin America and Poland to plenty of enthusiasm Down Under (although well below the manic…
The Beverly Center, the shopping colossus that's towered over West Hollywood since 1982, is one of the least hospitable movie venues in Los Angeles. The Loews Cineplex Odeon's 13 auditoriums are…
London Eye: Brit director Mark Mylod ("Ali G Indahouse") is set to shoot his first American movie, with Robin Williams taking the lead role in "The Big White."
Film production and marketing costs soared last year as Hollywood studios continued to focus on mega-wide openings of tentpole pics. Detailed at ShoWest 2004 by retiring Motion Picture Assn. of…
While hostilities between America and France plumb new depths with the recent foie gras ban in the U.S., Hollywood, at least, is showing a hearty appetite for French talent.
When helmer Wolfgang Petersen was casting around for his Helen of Troy, the so-called face that launched a thousand ships, he finally unearthed his star in France: Paris-based, German-born actress…
Last week, Sony announced that "Spider-man" 1 and 2 helmer Sam Raimi is on board to direct the third installment, pushing the director into the Peter Jackson and Chris Columbus category of Very…
Kerry Packer's Hoyts Cinemas has been restructured with a new management team headed by Darin Walters.
Voiceover: The Hollywood congloms are caught in a bind. To attract global auds to their movies, they have to keep the supply of big-buck F/X-laden tentpoles -- the kind that leap borders at a single…