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…
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…
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.
Disney's "Nine Old Men" are widely credited for having shaped the look of Walt Disney's beloved toons, but their unsung female colleague is finally getting her due thanks to a new book and special…
Lionel Ngakane, the actor/director known as the founding father of African filmmaking, has been honored by the establishment of a scholarship fund for film production studies in his name.
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.
Iraqi director Oday Rasheed has taken the term guerrilla filmmaking to a whole new level.
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.
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…
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.
Descending rapidly from its record-breaking opening, "The Matrix: Revolutions" showed surprisingly short legs in its second weekend in most foreign markets.