Playtone partners Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman have made a deal with Imax to mount "Magnificent Desolation," a 3-D documentary that aspires to give moviegoers the feeling of what it was like to visit…
It's probably just as well that director Roman Polanski didn't attend Wednesday's L.A. benefit preem of "The Pianist" at the Loews Cineplex Century Plaza: The sound system in the main theater broke…
Warner Bros. hopes to prove that conventional wisdom is occasionally not so wise as it unspools the high-profile sequel "Analyze That" this weekend. Most distribs avoid the weekend after Thanksgiving…
FROM TURKEY TO MURKY Last year the total weekend B.O. following the Thanksgiving holiday frame posted its smallest drop since 1998. This weekend’s lone wide release is WB’s "Analyze That."…
Blockbuster has become the exclusive presenting sponsor of LivePlanet and Miramax Films' Project Greenlight, an annual search for a budding independent filmmaker.
The romantic movie "Brown Sugar" received a leading eight nominations Thursday for the NAACP Image Awards.
Paramount Pictures will donate proceeds from the premiere of "The Wild Thornberrys Movie" to the World Wildlife Federation.
The film biz had a boffo year in Western Europe, where admissions climbed by 10.5%, crossing the 950 million mark, with overall growth exceeding the positive results of 2000.
Canuck film funder Telefilm Canada wants homegrown French pics to capture 12% of the overall French-language box office action in Canada. This goal is significantly higher than that set for…
Italy and South Africa have finalized a draft agreement for a co-production treaty, which is expected to be officially signed in February or March during a planned visit to South Africa by an Italian…
Disney's summer animated hit "Lilo & Stitch" hula-danced its way into the hands of 3 million DVD and VHS customers on its first day of release Tuesday, according to the studio.