The B.O. wilted in heat wave-hit Europe last weekend as the "Star Wars" juggernaut started to run out of puff, and exhibs eagerly awaited the arrival of "Spider-Man" over the next two weeks.
Deep River Prods. and Intermedia have teamed with Pierce Brosnan's Irish Dreamtime Prods. to produce the romantic comedy "Laws of Attraction." A fall production date is planned.
The surprisingly lengthy history of "hacking" -- stretching back before the personal-computer era to '60s countercultural "phone phreaking" -- is limned in Jennifer Read's diverting docu "Owned."…
Returning to the fringes of Buenos Aires society depicted in his starkly realistic first feature "Bolivia," young Argentine helmer Israel Adrian Caetano attempts a bold if not always successful mix…
Those who've wondered whether TV's WWF show wrestling might have a detrimental effect on impressionable youth will gloat over "The Backyard," a variably endearing and appalling look at the recent…
Natalie Portman is in advance negotiations to join the cast of "Cold Mountain." Philip Seymour Hoffman, Giovanni Ribisi, Brendan Gleeson and Kathy Baker are also coming onboard, rounding out a…
Musician Wesley Willis' cult following has been a subject of debate in the indie rock world. Do fans appreciate the chronic schizophrenic's eccentrically simple songs as "outsider art"? Or is this…
"Windtalkers" is a powerful premise turned into a stubbornly flat, derivative war movie. The hook is to show how Marines recruited Navajos to radio secret battle positions -- and that those code…
Equal parts L.A. love story, "The Importance of Being Earnest," spoof on Greek gods and personal diary of actual events from 1988 to 1998 (when the pic was being lensed), Lawrence Bridges'…
Cowboy Pictures has acquired all North American rights to "Toy Love," a comedy helmed by Harry Sinclair ("The Price of Milk").
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%