CalArts film professor Thom Anderson has put together a passionate tribute to the city of Los Angeles -- a city that he says has been roundly abused by the filmmakers who live there.
In an apparent attempt to make something out of nothing, Columbia Pictures has hung a new name on one of the year's biggest B.O. failures.
New Line must have a thing for elves. The company's "Elf," produced for about $33 million, earned a boffo $70 million in its first 10 days. Studios are always happy to have hits, but this one is a…
On Dec. 4 alone, Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. members have three scheduled press conferences and two screenings -- stretching from 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
At Mifed, most Spanish distribbers spent more on espresso than on films. So what else is new?
The Lost Boys of Sudan have given Hollywood a greenlight. Producers on the "Lost Boys" feature project -- centered on the torturous journey to the U.S. of 3,800 orphan refugees from Sudan's civil war…
Hollywood is famously philanthropic, but now even moviegoers have joined the "giving back" act. Execs of Columbia Pictures, Revolution Studios and Regal Entertainment recently presented a check for…
Prolific Italian producer Cattleya has several new projects in the works, including "Vita," the next pic from helmer Paolo Virzi, whose comedy "Caterina Goes to Town" is currently enjoying a handsome…
After making headway in distribbing local productions this year, 20th Century Fox is also headed for a heftier chunk of grosses from its Hollywood releases in 2003.
Meet the newest entrants in Hollywood's Alexander the Great sweepstakes. Ilya Salkind, producer of the first three "Superman" pics, and Jeffrey Taylor, (2000's "What's Cooking?") plan to produce…