A framed copy of a DVD for the 1998 "VooDoo Dawn" sits on the receptionist's desk, ready for hanging in Splendid Pictures' Beverly Glen office. On his way out to lunch, Splendid CEO David Glasser…
Former Dolby Laboratories and Sony SDDS exec Bill Mead has launched his own shingle: a pathfinder for companies that want to sell digital cinema services abroad, particularly in Asia.
Gordon Paddison taps into the audience for "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" with the precision of a diamond cutter.
From August 2000 to January 2002, Juan Jose Nieto held the most important position in the Spanish film/TV industry -- president of Telefonica Media.
Three days after Roger Birnbaum and Gary Barber's Spyglass Entertainment announced it would pack up at the Mouse House and head for DreamWorks, Disney finally announced a long-expected exclusive…
As half-cracked, action-loving and humane as its eponymous family, "The Wild Thornberrys Movie" marks another consistent advance from the tube to the bigscreen for animation studio Klasky Csupo. Even…
Sandra Bullock reteams with screenwriter Marc Lawrence -- here making his directing debut -- on "Two Weeks Notice," an affable but undernourished romantic comedy that fails to match the freshness of…
In voting that spread the awards among several films, "About Schmidt" emerged as the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn.'s choice for best picture of 2002.
After the ambitious undertaking of Korean-Japanese political thriller "KT," Nipponese indie director Junji Sakamoto ("Face") returns to more character-driven fare with "My House," a portrait of…
A young Brit in search of self-discovery in Thailand finds more than he bargains for in "Butterfly Man," a well-intentioned but dramatically lame pic with only some attractive lensing of the islands…
Returning to Ethiopia after eight years, ethnographer/documentarian Jane Lydall reconnects with a Hamar woman named Duka. Duka's husband Sago has taken a second wife, an accepted but rare practice…