20th Century Fox's "Swimfan" splashed blithely past crix' nixes this weekend, as youthful suspenser opened at No. 1 with an estimated $12.4 million.
Alex Proyas is preparing a return to sci-fi after wrapping the ensemble rock band drama "Garage Days" -- a pic that took the producer-director back to his musicvid roots.
Exhibs in Hong Kong are alarmed at an upsurge in video piracy after several years in which the illegal trafficking of videos had been sharply reduced.
1975: Gen. Francisco Franco, a remnant of '30s fascism, lies dying in Madrid, plugged into an array of medical apparati. To one side of him lies the mummified arm of the 16th-century Saint Therese…
The music industry has hit a low note and television's future has gone blurry, so thank goodness that the movie biz is going gangbusters -- right? Wrong. The celebration about the year's box office…
Cinerama -- the pioneering widesceen format -- is back. Hollywood's Cinerama Dome will commemorate the 50th anni of the process with a weeklong run of "This Is Cinerama," the original 1952 film…
In early May, Australia's Roadshow Film Distributors picked up a little indie U.S. film just after it opened domestically and began planning a platform launch.
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Several high-profile U.S. films haven't been tracking as strongly abroad as at home, one factor that explains why the summer season didn't catch fire in some markets.
Even at 100, Leni Riefenstahl remains Germany's most controversial filmmaker. Last month the helmer celebrated her centenary, saw the TV premiere of her first film in 48 years and was slapped with a…
With its quirky array of prizes from the competition jury crowning a rich selection of world cinema, the 26th edition of the Montreal World Film Festival ended Sept. 2 in a style it's made all its…