The 120 feature films set to unspool during the 2003 Sundance Film Festival include an unusually large number of thoughtful, provocative and even cerebral titles, said fest director Geoffrey Gilmore…
Signature Theaters founder Philip Harris has been named ShoWester of the Year for ShoWest 2003. Harris, who is also finance committee vice chairman of the National Assn. of Theater Owners, will be…
Current B.O. honchos "Die Another Day" and "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" have shown serious foreign legs, grossing a combined $273.4 million overseas in a sign that the duo may duplicate…
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An unsophisticated sci-fi drama that takes itself all too seriously, "Equilibrium" sports a mix of "Matrix"-like chopsocky and cautionary Big Brother-isms ripped directly off the old "Fahrenheit…
The Chrysler Million Dollar Film Festival has partnered with Canadian broadcaster the Movie Network to create a north-of-the-border addition to next year's contest for aspiring filmmakers.
German film group Intertainment posted a €4.5 million ($4.4 million) loss for the first nine months of 2002 compared with a profit of nearly the same amount in the period last year.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center will salute Susan Sarandon next spring at its annual gala tribute.
Lucas Moodysson's "Lilya-4-Ever" scooped honors for pic and actress (Oksana Akinshana) at the 40th Gijon Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped on Friday.
A change of locale and a couple of tweaks are all that stand in the way of a U.S. remake of "Jail Breakers," a high-concept action comedy from South Korea that plays like a more intelligent offspring…
The U.K. Film Council has published proposals to cut the cost of low-budget British movies in order to make them more competitive with their U.S. and European counterparts.