Real estate magnate Bob Yari has bankrolled a chain of shopping centers and office buildings stretching from Texas to California. But he's now plowing his resources into an enterprise that's even…
There are still four weeks left in the summer, but the season's list of winners and losers is already clearly marked. It has been a summer of surprises. A lot of "surefire" sequels with costs soaring…
Adam Dawtrey -- London Eye
Film biz pundits have been so obsessed with the recent headaches of DreamWorks and Paramount that the studios' newfound love affair has pretty much gone unnoticed.
Call it blockbuster synergy. Once again this summer, big pic properties helped sell big games, and vice versa. With such ties growing increasingly common, here's a snapshot of the summer's…
California's fight against runaway production has taken another bullet. Amid cuts aimed to narrow the state's $38 billion budget deficit, the California Film Commission's 2003-04 funding was slashed…
Bollywood, it seems, likes doing things not just in twos but in threes. Last year three pics hit the screens within weeks of each other that feature the life of legendary Indian outlaw Bhagat Singh.
"Gigli" arrives carrying more baggage than a Greyhound bus, which may distract moviegoers from what is a silly but still an enjoyably written and performed romantic comedy. With a story that sounds…
A lonely and troubled 15-year-old sets off on a frustrating quest to find the father who abandoned her years earlier in "Martha's New Coat," an accomplished medium-length film in which…
Milking the current Bollywood craze for horror movies, but this time wearing just his producer's hat, Ramgopal Varma ("Company," "Bhoot") pushes back another Bollywood boundary with "Darna mana hai,"…