After years of orchestrating spectacular high-speed pileups and flinging burning cars over the Autobahn on hit series like "Alarm for Cobra 11" and "Motorcycle Cops," Teutonic producer Action Concept…
The offices of Zeitgeist Films in New York's Chinatown district these days are echoing with an unaccustomed sound: the ka-ching of seven-figure box office grosses.
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.
Unless you're in the babysitting or parking meter business, the long running times of many movies this summer are a bit perplexing. The latest dynamic duo of lengthy offerings is "Pirates of the…
As if impoverished filmmakers struggling to get noticed didn't have enough to contend with. Interpol has issued a computer crime warning concerning a Web site billing itself as the Film Festivals…
Is "Spider-Man" cooler than "Superman"? Is "Hulk" more emotionally tortured than "Batman"? In a showdown between Marvel and DC Comics characters, it's not clear who might win. (And would anyone…
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…