It looks like an Oscar screener. It smells like an Oscar screener. But Focus Features says it's nothing of the sort.
If you liked last year's deja vu-all-over-again box office calendar, you'll love 2003's: It boasts a mind-bending 27 sequels -- up an amazing 35% over a record 20 unspooled in '02.
A blockbuster hit can be a hard act to follow. Hong Kong native Andrew Lau made a name for himself in the mid-1990s with the popular "Young & Dangerous" series. Then his 1998 hit, "The Stormriders,"…
It's taken three weeks to prove it, but it appears "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" isn't invincible after all.
A lighthearted comedy called "Crackerjack," about the geriatric sport of lawn bowling, is a good bet to generate interest at next month's American Film Market in Santa Monica after topping the box…
It's taken more than a decade, but the 2003 Sundance Film Festival, which begins Jan. 16, has finally purged those painful Tarantino wannabes from its program.
For auds unwilling or unable to grapple with the subtle nuances of "Scooby Doo," Warners now gives us "Kangaroo Jack," a shrill and silly farce in which a CGI marsupial seems more lifelike than most…
Ron Shelton's customary sports themes are left aside in his first cop drama, "Dark Blue," which lands the director in distinguished company with preeminent contemporary American crime novelist James…
Marathon Entertainment has sued Nia Vardalos, star and writer of the smash comedy "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," for her alleged failure to pay 15% of her compensation from the film to the management…
Director Anthony Minghella has been appointed as the new chairman of the British Film Institute. Minghella, who begins his three-year term immediately, replaces broadcaster Joan Bakewell, chair since…
Spike Lee's "The 25th Hour" and Steven Soderbergh's sci-fi remake "Solaris" are among the U.S. pics competing for the Golden Bear alongside Teuton film Wolfgang Becker's "Good Bye, Lenin!," which is…