"The folks who haven't gone off on holiday and are still in town obviously have better things to do than go to the movies," griped one German exhib last week, summing up the sleepy summer season in…
California's fight against runaway production has taken another bullet. Amid cuts aimed to narrow the state's $38 billion budget deficit, the California Film Commission's 2003-04 funding was slashed…
Benny Chan Muk-sing says he has grown up. The 42-year-old Hong Kong director and producer responsible for action hits like "Big Bullet," "Gen-X Cops" and its sequel "Gen-Y Cops" has spent a couple of…
Stereotypes aside, even the French can have a boring time in bed -- if the number of couples flocking to see Didier Bourdon's "Seven Years of Marriage" is any gauge.
Bollywood, it seems, likes doing things not just in twos but in threes. Last year three pics hit the screens within weeks of each other that feature the life of legendary Indian outlaw Bhagat Singh.
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Gas masks, lights, cameras, action! When Israeli director Avi Nesher decided to shoot on native soil for the first time in nearly two decades, he hadn't counted on the outbreak of war in Iraq.
Real estate magnate Bob Yari has bankrolled a chain of shopping centers and office buildings stretching from Texas to California. But he's now plowing his resources into an enterprise that's even…
In a male-dominated industry, four femme directors, including two sisters, are hoping to make their mark with their debut films being released this year.
The road to Hollywood is paved with rich civilians who wanted into the film biz. Following are some of the most prominent of the last few decades.
With their country's battered economy recovering, Argentines are swarming back to the theater for Hollywood blockbusters and a local "Popstars" spinoff. Ticket sales were up 11% two weekends ago, the…