"The Chronicles of Riddick" came crashing to earth in its second week in U.S. multiplexes, plunging 61% at the box office and reinforcing a trend that's making the Hollywood studios very nervous: The…
Unless it gets an unexpected second wind, Walden Media's "Around the World in 80 Days" could go down as the costliest independently financed flop ever.
Art films are on Hong Kong screens are being hit hard by "parallel releasing." Recent specialty titles such as "Sylvia" and "The Company" are increasingly available on DVDs imported from other…
In smaller Brazilian cities, a moviegoer could go miles before finding a cinema. In Mexico City, on the other hand, a movie fan might find dozens of screens packed into the same neighborhood.
In any other world, a public feud over contract renegotiations or bookkeeping discrepancies would be unseemly. But in dysfunctional Hollywood, nasty brawls are often fought in the headlines.
The appearance of a Mexican film on the black market long before its commercial release has led producers to accuse the Guadalajara Iberoamerican Film Festival of leaking it to pirates.
The Backlot: Michael Moore, like Mel Gibson and many before him, stands to benefit from the sheer noise level of those who denounce his work.
Studio Hamburg is considering a move to Berlin after Hamburg's state government announced plans to slash the region's film subsidy budget in half.
One of Thailand's biggest distribs/producers, Sahamongkol Film, has refused to continue supplying films to Major Cineplex Group, the country's biggest circuit.
"Let's go to the movies" could be the new tag line for the WB. The network has set up a division to develop original movies for the first time. And perhaps more importantly, the WB has gone on a…
Girls just want to have fun in "Sleepover," a frenetic, featherweight trifle aimed at tweener femmes who view Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen as older, enviable role models. Adults may be unsettled, if…