With strings of Bollywood flops in tow and the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan about to start, Indian exhibitors have decided to opt for Hollywood fare for their Diwali season.
The 69th Mifed (Nov. 3 to 7) appears to have taken the heat out of the embryonic campaign for a fall American Film Market by putting on a competent show this year.
The majority of cinema operators failed to reap big enough rewards from an eight-week $3.20 ticket promotion in September and October to extend it.
It's year two at Hogwarts for Warners' "Harry Potter" pics, and the studio is hoping that a more mature wizard can conjure B.O. magic with both kids and older auds.
Innovative marketing and the development of black auds is helping Ster-Kinekor, South Africa's biggest exhibitor, decrease its dependency on content and bring people back to the cinema.
Eduard Cortes' portrayal of a false yuppie, "La vida de nadie" (Nobody's Life), Luis Maria Guell's experimental "Nudos" and Xavier Villaverde's thriller "13 Campanadas" (When the Bell Chimed 13th)…
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Lasse Hallstrom is set to direct "Casanova," the Touchstone period tale of the famed Lothario who learns the meaning of love when he finds a woman immune to his charms.