The author himself may not be that popular in certain circles, but acclaim for Jonathan Franzen's "The Corrections" continues. Novel about an unhappy Midwestern family is a finalist for the National…
Building developer Central City Studios has won the contract to build Melbourne's much-needed film and TV hub, it was revealed Wednesday local time.
The American Film Institute has named Wendy Braitman to head the new Silver: AFI/Discovery Documentary Film Festival, which kicks off in Silver Spring, Md., in June 2003.
DreamWorks has optioned a series of 27 novels by Donald Hamilton about debonair spy Matt Helm.
Still trying to salvage what is left of the one-time German minimajor, cash-strapped film group Kinowelt has sold off an 8% stake in Marburg-based video-on-demand company Media(netCom) for $3 million.
The romantic pairing -- on and off screen -- of Tom Cruise and Penelope Cruz ensured lusty but not exceptional bows for "Vanilla Sky" over the weekend, while the Brad Pitt/Robert Redford combo gave…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Gordon E. Sawyer Award -- presented each year to an individual whose technological contributions have brought credit to the motion picture industry…
McDonald's France has inked with "Asterix" license holder Editions Albert Rene to use images of the Gallic adventurer to flog its burgers for an undisclosed sum.
The first World of Comedy Intl. Film Festival, skedded for February 2003, is calling for entries; deadline is Oct. 31.
Constantin has acquired rights to three projects from animation house Achterbahn, including the company's first live-action pic, "Wie die Karnickel" (Like Rabbits), from director Sven Unterwaldt.
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$59.2M Warner Brothers -3.25%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$2.4M Cumulative:$42.0M Fox / DreamWorks Animation 0.67%
Non-Stop3Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$58.2M Universal Pictures 0.07%