These are dark days for many indies, yet Arclight Films is shining. Less than a year since the Aussie-based company was launched at the Cannes Film Festival, Arclight has secured the rights to rep 20…
Hollywood distribs have little more than a month before the most competitive box office summer in recent years kicks off -- in early May.
In Hollywood, superheroes have feet of clay. Less than three weeks before the start of principal photography on "The Amazing Spider-Man," star Tobey Maguire told Columbia Pictures that his back might…
Any given Sunday, Spaniards buy a newspaper at a kiosk, then trundle to a bar to peruse it over a vermouth, or two. These days, however, they might fork out on a second kiosk offering: a pristine…
With a tight economy and most states facing serious budget deficits, U.S. film commissions have been feeling the pinch of late. Now, with war against Iraq under way and states funneling more funds to…
Commercials production company Silverscreen Prods. is moving into the film and TV biz with the launch this week of subsidiary Silverscreen Films.
Adam Dawtrey: London Eye
"Head of State" is a would-be-topical race relations comedy. In its imagining of what might occur if a black man ran for president , it's a retrograde affair, wallowing in the mustiest racial and…
A John Travolta military thriller that easily could have been titled "The General's Son," "Basic" is so crammed with plot there's scarcely room for anything else. This pumped-up suspenser takes a…
In the saving-the-world-from-imminent-destruction genre, "The Core" takes its place as the anti-"Armageddon": The daring rescue team must travel into the earth instead of away from it, and, more…