"Yesterday," South Africa's entry for consideration in Oscar's foreign-language film category, will be used to spread the AIDS awareness message in Africa and India on World AIDS Day Dec. 1.
New BBC topper Mark Thompson has said he will cut back on Hollywood movies in a bid to reassert the pubcaster's public service credentials, but blockbuster pics are prominent in the outfit's yuletide…
Disney had plenty to be thankful for over the long holiday weekend. Its two holdovers, "National Treasure" and "The Incredibles," both surged over the five-day frame, giving the Mouse House the top…
The Backlot: In his quest to find a successor to Sherry Lansing, Tom Freston might take incidental note of this fact: It was just 40 years ago that history's most successful studio regime first…
Ever go shopping for a cashmere sweater and find Andrew Lloyd Webber instead? Unsuspecting Bloomingdale's customers found the composer packed between clothing racks Nov. 18.
Competition among distribs in Australia is set to become even fiercer as video distrib Magna Pacific has begun acquiring and releasing pics theatrically and New Zealand-based Rialto Entertainment has…
"Henker" ("The Headsman"), a complex medieval tale about a compassionate village executioner who takes on the Catholic Church, attracted an impressive team of veteran independent producers from…
Less than 48 hours before the beginning of the long, lucrative Thanksgiving weekend, Miramax decided "Finding Neverland" wasn't ready for its national break.
Biz slumped in the U.K., France, Germany and Italy last week, but it was destined to be a temporary lull as "The Incredibles" invaded Italy and Spain and rolled out nationwide in Blighty and France…
Since Bollywood is one of the world's largest film industries, it's no surprise that export of Bollywood product has become as important to Indian producers as selling U.S. films abroad is to…
After conquering the videogame world yet again with the recent release of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, the game's creator Hideo Kojima is finally thinking about invading Hollywood as well.