The Mideast film biz is facing some chaos as it grapples with inconsistent censorship and falling box office due rampant piracy and competition from satellite TV. And piracy has gone beyond simply…
Columbia's laffer "RV" is all about the pitfalls of family travel, right down to the tagline: "On a family vacation, no one can hear you scream."
There are 20 films being screened in the official competition at Cannes. But there's an unofficial competition among pics being screened in incomplete form. And their numbers are growing.
"United 93" may touch too raw an emotional nerve for some moviegoers, but political conservatives have latched onto the pic, hoping that Paul Greengrass' vivid re-creation of the events of Sept. 11…
Iranian auds could find themselves acquainted with the Gitmo detention camp sooner than they expected -- on the bigscreen that is.
It's hard to imagine a more acutely American story than "United 93," which bowed Stateside to emotional reactions last week. But it took a British filmmaker and a London-based production company…
Universal is prepping for two break-ups: the Jennifer Aniston/Vince Vaughn comedy and the studio's 2007 split from Paramount on the UIP distribution venture.
And baby makes "III." Tom Cruise was popping up all over Europe last week, arriving via helicopter and hopping barricades to meet fans while talking up his latest pic -- despite earlier assertions…
Google may have run headlong into the Great Firewall of China, but upstart filmmakers and bloggers are knocking out a few cyber bricks.
Top Spanish production house Sogecine has boarded choral comedy "La luna en botella" (Moon in a Bottle), which is also produced by Spain's Ikiru Films and Chris Curling's London-based Zephyr Films…
Only days after a Bollywood movie was screened in Pakistan for the first time in over 40 years, an Indian culture minister has offered to host a festival of Pakistani films in India.