Universal's remake of zombie classic "Dawn of the Dead" had a lively bow, digging up an estimated $27.3 million to top the weekend box office.
The docu is called "Fahrenheit 911" and the title tells all: You can expect a lot of heat.
Weary industryites are skeptical about the Tokyo Intl. Film Festival's plans to stage a film market during its Oct. 23 to 31 run in an already crowded season.
French filmmakers and Gallic crix are always at each others' throats, and in a scathing March 18 article, it was the turn of the daily Liberation to have a go at Luc Besson -- for allegedly cronyism.
Somewhat lost in the hubbub over Charlize Theron's career-catapulting success with "Monster" has been the film's all-important backing by a relatively modest investor.
Using a soundtrack to drive interest in a film -- a concept seemingly dropped in the late 1990s by the majors -- is getting a new, well-financed life on a concert tour.
After mourning their compatriots who died in the March 11 terrorist bombings in Madrid, Spaniards sought solace in escapism last week by catching "Hidalgo," an exotic adventure where a U.S. cowboy…
The Backlot: In serving Mel Gibson's biblical vision, his cast and crew also took a leap of faith. Now that the pic's a hit, they're wondering if they'll share in its earthly rewards.
Left-leaning stars and creatives in Hollywood often worry about the negative impact their political stance might have on their box office.
For what everyone around here calls an underexploited marketplace, the art film distribution game is getting awfully crowded. Now, the latest entry in the field, Alfhaville Films, is set to bow its…
One week before Spain's general elections, director Vicente Aranda ("Mad Love," "Carmen") was considering exile. He feared reprisals for having shot a short in the anti-government docu "Hay Motivo"…