Argentine President Eduardo Duhalde has issued a decree that increases state funding for the movie industry. The national film institute Incaa will now receive 40% -- instead of 27% -- of the ad…
A battle over red vs. blue light has studios fearing the DVD green they've been harvesting may turn brown.
Don't count multiplexing in Asia out yet. After all, it really hasn't even started in China. And two significant events mark regional development this year.
This year's competish for box office market share was effectively settled by summer, but despite Sony's early arrival in the winner's circle, an intriguing race to the finish continues for place and…
Faced with ever-mounting production and marketing costs, the Hollywood studios are drawing a line in the sand.
Like a discount retailer during a recession, the Mannheim-Heidelberg Intl. Film Festival's co-production meetings and new distribution market were bustling with activity, thanks to a no-nonsense…
Twentieth Century Fox and Lucasfilm have taken understandable pride in the big grosses for the giant-screen run of "Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones."
Exhibs were spellbound as "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets " smashed numerous records in nine countries last week as well as expanding the overall B.O. as holdovers benefited from spillover…
Move over Hannibal Lecter; the Taiwanese thriller "Double Vision" has beat the serial killer at his own game. The Asian pic has out-distanced "Red Dragon" at the box office and fended off rival…
The French intelligentsia has gone daft over docus, even spurning recent pics by auteurs such as Olivier Assayas and Benoit Jacquot in favor of real-life fare.