Ticket sales in most markets plummeted last weekend at roughly the same velocity as "The Matrix Revolutions" lost altitude in its soph session. The notable exceptions were Italy, where "Love…
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Michael Douglas will receive the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.'s 2004 Cecil B. DeMille Award at the org's 61st annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 25.
Former Oxygen Media and Miramax Films exec Andrew Karpen has joined Focus Features as chief operating officer. Based in New York, Karpen will report to Focus co-presidents David Linde and James…
Brenda Blethyn has joined the cast of Kevin Spacey's Bobby Darin biopic "Beyond the Sea," which began shooting at Studio Babelsberg outside Berlin last week.
Rookie director Guillermo Casanova's "El viaje hacia el mar" (A Trip to the Seaside) scooped the best pic Golden Columbus and best actor (Hugo Arana) at the 29th Huelva Ibero-American Film Festival.
Santi Amodeo's heroine addict romancer "Astronauts," Ramon Barea's winsome comedy "The Pedal Car" and Ramon de Espana's Coen brothers-ish "Kill Me Tender" have been selected for gala screenings at…
French director Mathieu Kassovitz's English-language debut "Gothika" travels well-chartered terrain with more technical prowess and visual style than narrative freshness. This dark cocktail of serial…
An uncommonly astringent Western of ghastly violence, beastly crimes and unforgivable betrayals. Ron Howard has never before made a picture this raw and alive. A fundamentally grim and unpleasant…
The great race to mount an epic film about Alexander the Great has tipped decisively toward Oliver Stone. The helmer's backers, Intermedia/IMF and Summit Entertainment, have just brokered Japanese…
The Screener War has claimed its first conscientious objector. ICM president and vice chairman Ed Limato, one of Hollywood's top talent agents, resigned as a member of the Academy of Motion Picture…