U.S. exhibition profits will rise 30% by 2006, when domestic box office will top $10 billion, according to a new report from U.K.-based exhib research specialist Dodona Research.
A claustrophobic descent-into-madness exercise in the tradition of Polanski's "The Tenant," "The Sky Is Falling" recounts the tale of a woman who moves into a seemingly normal L.A. house and her…
The first ever Desi Arnaz Memorial Scholarship Award of $5,000 was presented Sunday night to Elia Esparza and Felipe Marino during the Los Angeles Latino Intl. Film Festival at the Egyptian Theater…
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"Testimony: The Maria Guardado Story" is a simple, yet powerful documentary on Salvadorian activist Maria Guardado, who was tortured and left for dead by soldiers, but survived to gain political…
In making "Green Lights," debut helmer Robert H. Lieberman achieves spectacularly funny results by substituting warmth, wonder and merriment for the oppressive cynicism inherent in the Hollywood…
New Line's superspy "Austin Powers" socked the British B.O. over the weekend, while Mexican auds dined out on "Stuart Little 2" and South Koreans flocked to "Minority Report." But, most of Europe…
Kirk Kerkorian's Tracinda holding company currently owns 77.2% of MGM. Information was incorrect in Monday's paper. * * * Playtone/IFC Films' “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” has been in release for 15…
Miramax exec VP David Brooks, a 12-year vet of the company who's worked on campaigns for more than 250 of its feature films, is ankling to pursue other options.
Disney distrib topper Chuck Viane has been named to received the Show "E" Award at ShowEast 2002 for his many career industry accomplishments.