The local pic "Silmido" has attracted 8.27 million viewers in South Korea, grossing $49.3 million, to break the all-time record of 8.18 million viewers held by "Friend."
Mei Ah Film Production Co.'s latest pic, "Years Without Epidemic," is gearing up for a February release in China. A Hong Kong release date has not been confirmed.
Belgian film funding org the Centre du Cinema et de l'Audiovisuel (CCA) has released an upbeat assessment of the French-speaking Belgian film biz in 2003, but warned that money is getting scarce.
Quentin Tarantino will preside over the jury of the Cannes Film Festival which runs May 12-23. While nabbing the high octane helmer is a coup for the fest -- especially after the heavy criticism of…
Hollywood knew it would be hard to find someone to fill the boots of outgoing Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy Jack Valenti, but studio execs didn't expect it to be this hard.
"Highwaymen" fires on all cylinders as an edgy and unnerving road-kill thriller. Pic appears pre-ordained to be a cult item rather than a B.O. contender. Inexplicably rerouted from originally…
Just as the population is split between Republicans and Democrats, Coke and Pepsi drinkers, so is it apparently divided over the appeal of Adam Sandler. Pic offers nothing to alter the situation…
With more tears than a Helen Twelvetrees weepie but at more than twice the length, novice helmer Satyajit Maitipe's "Scent of the Lotus Pond" is an old-fashioned meller with surprisingly explicit…