Folks overseas are relishing the sight of New York being destroyed even more so than U.S. auds, judging by the monster opening weekend for "The Day After Tomorrow."
The current rage for documentaries, bolstered by Cannes' Palme d'Or for Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11," will be in evidence later this month, when buyers from all over the world descend on the…
Chinese media reports indicating Beijing had ordered a cutback in the number of U.S. films that can be released in the mainland each year caused palpitations in Hollywood last week.
McDonald's is changing its menu again, and the fast food chain may soon be eating Blockbuster's lunch. Along with salads and low-cal Happy Meals, the Golden Arches last week started serving up DVD…
Is Vin Diesel a bigger star than Tom Cruise? Is Will Ferrell the new Tom Hanks? Not exactly, but if you look at the ranks of the actors who are perpetually at the top of the DVD sales charts, you…
Clearly, Morgan Spurlock has the "Michael Moore chromosome" -- the part of the human genome that actively embraces controversy, especially if it helps sell a movie. Early last week, as Moore's doc…
Exhibs were all-aquiver just before "The Day After Tomorrow" launched day-and-date on 8,234 prints in 110 markets/100 countries, blanketing the world except for Japan and South Korea. However, while…
While the Middle East is too hot to handle for most producers, Humbert Balsan has carved out a lucrative niche producing films by Arab filmmakers.
She's the Oprah Winfrey of the Latina gab world, and Cristina Saralegui's sphere of influence is about to get even bigger.
It's how Bollywood promotes itself internationally: Choose a big city that already boasts a large South Asian audience, fly in a colorful bunch of film stars and dance troupes from India, stage a…
Roland Emmerich and Guy Ritchie are headed for the Isle of Man. This unlikely filmmaking mecca -- a foggy, rural tax haven in the middle of the Irish Sea -- is effectively attracting movie shoots…