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A big-hearted, crowd-pleasing dramatic comedy set against a tumultuous, roughly year-long period during German reunification in late 1989 and 1990, "Good Bye Lenin!" is a treat for auds of all…
Motion Picture Assn. prexy Jack Valenti has written to Mexican president Vicente Fox warning that a one-peso (10¢) fee levied on admissions may jeopardize the majors' investments in local production.
Alcon Entertainment has made a mid-six-figure against seven-figure deal with "The Fast and the Furious" scribe Gary Scott Thompson for the drama pitch "Baby Monitor."
Alison Lohman, seen most recently in Warner Bros.' "White Oleander," will be honored as the female star of tomorrow at ShoWest 2003.
While relations between the Bush administration and the U.S.' European allies may be strained, Motion Picture Assn. prexy Jack Valenti used his time at the Berlin Intl. Film Festival Monday to meet…
Gotham distrib Wellspring has picked up domestic rights to a pair of foreign titles, "Marooned in Iraq" and "Ma Vraie Vie a Rouen."
An intricate, fetchingly lensed tale of historical speculation framed as a plausible thriller, "Monsieur N." takes the rhetorical gag "Who's buried in Grant's tomb?" and applies it to Napoleon…
A tidy study in potentially messy manners, "The Flower of Evil" is first-rate Chabrol. Evincing a sly approach to guilt and culpability, pic revels in helmer's specialty: nailing the pieties…
Hollywood films were outgunned by local faves in Spain, France, South Korea and parts of Southeast Asia last weekend, while "Red Dragon" breathed fire into Japan and "Catch Me If You Can" held sway…