Studios typically flood the summer season with their expensive tentpoles -- but just how profitable they are is an open question. It depends on how you count and for how long you keep track.
Hollywood majors have become increasingly interested in grabbing a piece of the Bollywood boom. Fox is following Columbia TriStar's lead and has picked up its first all-Hindi film, "Jhankar Beats."
Growth at the Russian box office continues at a stellar rate, with grosses for spring releases 34% above the equivalent period last year.
The way in which mainstream Asian cinema works by entirely different rules from contempo Western fare is strikingly evident in "Main prem ki diwani hoon," a lavish, three-hour-plus chunk of brainless…
Seventies Italo pop star Franco Battiato takes a stab at helming an autobiographical tale partly set in an idyllic Sicily, but the result feels like an orchestra without a conductor. "Lost Love"…
FIZZLING FIREWORKS Pics bowing near July Fourth of late have not showed stellar legs."Terminator 3" and "Legally Blonde 2" begin the all-important second frame today, hoping to avoid the…
"The Boondocks" creator Aaron McGruder and partner Reggie Hudlin have signed with Sony to take the edgy comicstrip beyond the funny pages.
Glenn Williamson will step down as Focus Features' president of production and launch his own production shingle, which remains tied to the Universal specialty division via a first-look deal.
Industryites covering territories from the U.K. to Poland tacked the problems of funding and distributing European films in a packed panel session on Thursday, at the Karlovy Vary Film Fest in the…
Basil Iwanyk, Intermedia's president of worldwide production, is in negotiations to leave for a producing deal at Warner Bros. Pictures. Move will bring Iwanyk back to the Warners lot, where he spent…
Warner Bros. Intl. Theaters plans to accelerate its push into China after finally receiving approval for its first multiplex in Shanghai. Plex is launching Saturday with the preem of "The Matrix…