The box office found its "Identity" this weekend, but New Line's pioneering bid to bring the reality genre to the bigscreen with "The Real Cancun" did a bellyflop.
The independent film biz may be in a sorry financial state -- but you'd never guess it in France, where pre-sales are now a bigger deal than a Prix du Jury.
OK, OK: "The Real Cancun" is all about the story of 16 kids on Spring Break and not (not, repeats New Line) just about kids taking their clothes off. Let's be frank, though: The pic is a dud if the…
It hasn't taken long for people to step up to the plate for "Bull Durham." The Brooklyn Academy of Music is the latest to offer to stage the 15th-anni tribute nixed this month by the baseball Hall of…
It's going to be a hot summer for idiosyncratic Japanese sleuth Shunsaku Aoshima, alias heartthrob and star Yuji Oda. After breaking box office records some five years ago with the detective drama…
Adam Dawtrey: London Eye
Hong Kong is still in the grip of the severe acute respiratory syndrome virus -- but the health scare did not deter folks from flocking to the territory's cinemas during the Easter break.
Here's a surprising plot twist for Hollywood. At a time when the motion picture business is showing new signs of life -- with box office achieving boffo heights and with DVD and foreign markets…
Almost every Hollywood studio has its uber-producers -- the Brian Grazers and Joel Silvers whose phone calls are quickly returned and whose tentpoles keep the B.O. booming.
Peter Bart - The Backlot
Can the American Film Market put Mifed out of business? Maybe, if the AFM shifts its dates from February to November, a long-held fantasy that's now gaining traction among indie buyers and sellers…