Prime minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin, who took office last June, believes the French government and the Gallic film industry should be friends.
Peter Bart: The Backlot
Sundance organizers used to bristle at the notion that the film festival was revered as a major film market. But last year, the festival abandoned that pose and created an official film sales office.
Eminem may have been powerless against Frodo Baggins, but he managed to attract 1.6 million German moviegoers and bagged nearly $11 million at the box office with his cinematic debut in "8 Mile,"…
The barrage of logos on Park City's Main Street has lost its ability to unnerve Sundance guests. Corporate sponsorship is as common as cell phones at the 10-day event. Liquor brands and glossy…
Filmmakers Zhang Yimou and Hou Hsiao-hsien have won acclaim and awards, but what they really want is mainstream acceptance and commercial success.
The tagline for Universal's "8 Mile" is "find your voice," but, judging by the pic's growing success internationally, Slim Shady, aka rapper Eminem, has done better than that: He's speaking in…
Adam Dawtrey - London Eye
Spain's "Talk to Her" and pic's director Pedro Almodovar earned Best Film and Best Director awards at the 2003 Bangkok Intl. Film Festival (BKKIFF), which came to a close Jan. 21 after nearly two…
Chronicling the last great period of American filmmaking and by far the most significant time in which movies both reflected and informed the public consciousness, Richard LaGravenese and the late…
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$256.7M Disney -28.55%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$149.6M Paramount Pictures -34.60%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$19.5M Warner Brothers / New Line -32.20%