With Vivendi Universal and NBC pairing up, wedding bells are once again ringing in Hollywood. An unspoken question now looms over the remaining bachelors of the film biz: Is tying the knot right for…
The overseas B.O. generally drifted on a sea of mediocrity last week, sustained by rollicking holdover biz by "Pirates of the Caribbean" and impressive local entries in France, Spain, Germany and…
The overseas market has become increasingly picky when it comes to American blockbusters, but there's one homegrown genre that remains dear to European hearts: smut.
Both sides in the unending battle of wills between distribs and exhibs seem to be playing hardball these days - with the public.
Australian audiences have lost faith in local films after a couple of poor years for Oz cinema, says development exec Duncan Thompson, voicing a common industry view.
Talk to studio chiefs and they express disdain for "vanity deals." Scan a list of studio production pacts, and these are the most evanescent. Why, then, are vanity deals proliferating? Studios now…
Attention, Oscar voters: This awards season, you should be prepared to attend more screenings, in a shorter amount of time than usual, and without food.
Spanish pride shone brightly midway through the 51st Donostia-San Sebastian Int. Film Festival, which wrapped Sept. 27.
Despite early skepticism that greeted Miramax's announcement that it would release Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill" in two parts, buzz on the pic following recent press screenings is that the two-part…
On Sept. 24 Angelenos chose Gene Hackman and Dustin Hoffman in "Runaway Jury" over Arnold Schwarzenegger and Arianna Huffington et al in a TV debate, proving that there are still some things that…