Blockbuster franchises often come with crushing backend deals. Not "Spider-Man." Thanks to a clerical error in 1985 by lawyers for Cannon films, Sony Pictures is walking off with the lion's share of…
In the opening scene in the French comedy actioner "Dead Weight", a hapless gangster collapses dead after being shot in the chest. The unfortunate victim, whose screen appearance begins and ends…
The skies above the Croisette may have been cloudless, but indie film mavens arriving in Cannes last week were desperately searching for a ray of light to pierce the fog of uncertainty in their biz.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$231.7M Disney -25.30%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$2.4M Cumulative:$126.5M Paramount Pictures -31.50%
Let's Be Cops
Let's Be Cops3Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$32.6M Fox -29.54%
A leisurely but keenly observed ensemble pic set during one year in a small French community, "Seaside" marks a solid debut for director Julie Lopes-Curval. Character-driven venture trains a sharp…
The DVD arena is making room for a lot of the Little Tramp. Warner Home Video and MK2 announced an exclusive deal to distribute remastered versions of 18 Charlie Chaplin films.
Gotham-based Walden Media has tapped "Freaks and Geeks" creator Paul Feig to write and direct "I Am David," a feature based on the novel by Anne Holm.
Winchester Films is developing a slate of projects with its inhouse production companies Wind Dancer Films and the Donners Co.
The Rio de Janeiro Intl. Film Festival (Sept. 26-Oct. 10) will screen a panorama of Mexican mellers and honor Brazilian director Walter Lima Jr. by showcasing a restored copy of his 1965 masterpiece…