The world preem for Village Roadshow's micro-budget grossout comedy "Fat Pizza" generated organized mayhem March 30 in downtown Sydney. Faux police and a dozen barely dressed cheerleaders pursued…
Chalk up another milestone for "My Big Fat Greek Wedding." The indie phenom will set a precedent when it bows next month in China, opening up a new avenue for releasing U.S. and other foreign films…
As a slew of new movie releases proved box office disappointments, pundits have blamed audiences' war jitters.
Ticket sales bode well for the 16th Singapore Intl. Film Festival (SIFF) to be held April 17-May 3. But the mystery pneumonia SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) plaguing the region has already…
Mickey Mouse is a market share stud. Disney's $300 million-plus box office perf for the year's first quarter reps an attractive 17% share of the overall market.
Major studios aren't all about chasing the next billion-dollar franchise. They also love specialized films. No, really.
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Name the most productive, most modest production company in Europe. Weighing in in the Spanish corner: Wanda Vision.
Fox Searchlight, led by Peter Rice, reaped hefty grosses in 2002 from low-budget niche films. Such hyper-specialized fare connected with audiences traditionally under-served by Hollywood.
Lackluster B.O. figures and complaints from many of China's top helmers have prompted China's film legislators to take the idea of film classification seriously for the first time. In the past month…