Peter Bart -- The Backlot
The American Film Market may have parked its tanks outside the gates of the Fiera Milano, but Mifed won't go down without a fight.
In crafting "The Hulk," helmer Ang Lee worked to create a summer blockbuster that would stand out from the pack while reflecting smartly on its comicbook origins. So it's no accident that, visually…
Hollywood is often criticized for the mindless entertainment it generates and for the zombie-like behavior of its denizens. Never has that criticism seemed more apt: The town is suddenly crawling…
Who says it's tough to pre-sell Australian films to overseas buyers nowadays? Not the producers of "Love's Brother" and sales agent Arclight Films, who have closed deals for numerous territories.
When it comes to acting lessons, the path between Europe and the U.S. has traditionally been one-way only. It was European masters like Stanislavski, after all, who inspired many of America's modern…
Aiming to cash in on the booming DVD/VCD market, Thai producers are churning out low-budget features that go direct to video and bypass cinemas altogether.
"Bruce Almighty" was a heaven-sent gift for exhibs and auds in German-speaking territories while "2 Fast 2 Furious" fueled takings in Mexico and yet another local pic triumphed in South Korea last…
Pat Rubie runs Top Technicians, Australia's largest booking agency for film and TV crafts, and she's glum -- as are many techies. Rubie describes the first six months of this year as "catastrophic."…
Bigger, sleeker and better than the first, sequel "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle" is a joyride of a movie that takes the winning elements of the year 2000 hit to the next level. Sweet spirited…