It's a split decision: Summer 2001 set a record for box-office grosses -- but not for admissions.
The international production of "Heaven" sounds like it had a development track from somewhere slightly south of there.
Going into the 25th anniversary edition of the Montreal World Film Festival (Aug. 23-Sept. 3), maverick fest president Serge Losique promised there would be no special fireworks to mark the milestone…
When it comes to film acquisition, everybody's favorite word these days is "caution," thanks to the strikes that never happened, coupled with the continued economic downturn.
Russia is pushing ahead to develop co-production opportunities, hoping to draw foreign partners into local projects. To that end, it will sign a treaty with Italy during this year's Venice Intl. Film…
Breaking a six-year trend of Hollywood domination, the return of a European production to the Venice Intl. Film Festival's prestigious opening night slot should have been a local industry celebration.
Studios got some welcome news last week when the U.S. Copyright Office delivered a stinging blow to video retailers hoping to claim their piece of the online movie market without too much headache -…
In one of the end-credit outtakes in "Rush Hour 2," Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan hurl a villain out a high-rise hotel window.
Inspired by a recent spate of homegrown box office smashes, France's more entrepreneurial moviemakers are realizing there are francs to be made by putting a fresh spin on winning formulas.
It was with some pride that Vivendi Universal chief Jean Marie Messier last week announced the conglom's acquisition of the Olympia, one of Paris' most hallowed music venues (Edith Piaf and Yves…
Danish director Kristian Levring will shoot "Innocence" on locations in Borneo, Indonesia, with principal photography skedded for Sept. 18-Nov. 2.