Gas masks, lights, cameras, action! When Israeli director Avi Nesher decided to shoot on native soil for the first time in nearly two decades, he hadn't counted on the outbreak of war in Iraq.
"Never say never" is a good rule to follow when predicting whether a studio will make a sequel to a given film. But in the runup to the Aug. 1 opening of "American Wedding," the third installment in…
The road to Hollywood is paved with rich civilians who wanted into the film biz. Following are some of the most prominent of the last few decades.
Benny Chan Muk-sing says he has grown up. The 42-year-old Hong Kong director and producer responsible for action hits like "Big Bullet," "Gen-X Cops" and its sequel "Gen-Y Cops" has spent a couple of…
With their country's battered economy recovering, Argentines are swarming back to the theater for Hollywood blockbusters and a local "Popstars" spinoff. Ticket sales were up 11% two weekends ago, the…
Jim Carrey plays God in "Bruce Almighty," but he's no match for Malaysian bureaucracy.
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Stereotypes aside, even the French can have a boring time in bed -- if the number of couples flocking to see Didier Bourdon's "Seven Years of Marriage" is any gauge.
Anticipating a surge in offshore and local production, two studio complexes being built in Sydney are enlarging their facilities.
It's a hot summer at the Japanese box office. For the first time in years, Hollywood pictures crowding Japan's limited number of screens during this all-important season have to cope with some…