Panorama Entertainment has picked up North American rights to "Artworks," Jim Amatulli's directorial debut. Pic stars Virginia Madsen as a home security expert-turned-art thief.
Travis F. Smith: A Wide 'Net
"The Haunted Mansion," an Eddie Murphy laffer from the Mouse House, scared off three other wide openers as well as last week's champ, "The Cat in the Hat," to bow as the box office's top dog over the…
Before his ouster as Vivendi Universal topper, Jean-Marie Messier enraged Gaul's film community by proclaiming "the French cultural exception is dead."
Go figure: Exhibs in Spain were scratching their heads last week, surprised in equal measure by U.S. dud "Tears of the Sun's" feisty preem and by a merely passable entry by "Love Actually." Over in…
Each producer was allocated precisely 30 minutes to pitch a project to a potential buyer.
Given the frigid temperatures typically felt in local moviehouses, perhaps the warmest touch in the city's newest theater are the shawls they loan out. Others might find the black-tie ushers or the…
Appropriately enough, key players in Indo-French road movie "Hari Om," which traverses India's desert state of Rajasthan to explore the Indian concept of destiny, believe they were destined to be…
He's been called "an idea factory." He has 37 feature film credits. He's been scaring audiences for some four decades.
After ABC's tacky posthumous ads for John Ritter's "8 Simple Rules ..." sitcom, audiences are properly conditioned for his less-than-sympathetic turn in "Bad Santa." The likable comedian's cinematic…
Mel Gibson won't release "The Passion of Christ" for three months yet, but the controversy surrounding the film already has spawned a cottage industry of critics and supporters.