With a string of local flops and a slew of blockbusters from the U.S., Hollywood is starting to overtake Bollywood in popularity among filmgoers in major Indian cities.
Many folks in Europe were too hot or too wet -- or still enjoying summer vacations -- to bother with cinemagoing last week. With no such distractions, auds in Australia and Argentina flocked to…
First-half figures released by Spanish film institute ICAA confirm the country's sagging box office fortunes.
Screenwriters are freaking at Hollywood's endless tweaking. But if it's any consolation, there's no class distinction here: A-list scribes are being tortured as much as novice scripters.
Authorities in Malaysia have stepped up their efforts to curb rampant video piracy in the country, mounting hundreds of raids, seizing more than 1 million DVDs and VCDs and making numerous arrests in…
Don't be fooled by the success of specialty pics "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," "Monsoon Wedding" and "Y tu mama tambien" - it's crunch time for indie distribs and producers.
Now that he's completed work on U's "Red Dragon," Brett Ratner plans to begin production on a third installment of "Rush Hour" for New Line Cinema in January 2004 -- if another project doesn't…
As the first anni of Sept. 11 approaches, many eyes are on the changes wrought in Afghanistan, but none more so than those of producer John Roche and co-producer/associate director Vida Zaher Khadem.
Opening blockbusters in August is a bit like building mansions on the Malibu coast. The elements tend to conspire against you, as mudslides will wash your dream house into the surf.
Peter Bart - The Backlot
Yet another Georgian-born filmmaker is making a splash on the international arthouse scene. Following a path forged by Nana Djordjadze and Georgi Shengelaya, Israel-based Dover Kosashvili has won…