Last year's B.O. results for 90% of Western Europe are now in: Total admissions held, rising 0.4% to 848.2 million in 2002. Gross B.O. increased 4% to €4.89 billion ($5.25 billion), aided by ticket…
France-bashing may be all the rage in the U.S., but Gaul's horse sense will take the form of a love letter to the land of cowboys and Indians when "La Legende du Far West" plays to over 10,000 ticket…
The Thai film industry is on the rise: Six local pics were released Feb. 14, an uncommon phenomenon. By contrast, just 15 domestic titles screened in 2001 and 23 last year.
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A story in the Weekly edition (Feb. 24-March 1) misrepresented remarks that MGM’s VP of special projects Adam Keen made to Variety about Oscar screeners. Any suggestion that he was speaking on behalf…
Since early February, Japan's movie audiences have enjoyed a distinctly local version of the "Dead Man Walking"-genre.
When Spyglass let it be known that it was shifting its base to DreamWorks, some insiders were surprise. Here's why: The relationship between Spyglass and Disney got off to a dream start. Namely, "The…
Celestial Pictures has rolled out its 24-hour satellite Chinese movie channel across Asia -- but has no date set for the much-coveted China market.
Although it had the fewest noms (seven) of the big five contenders and had been received with no great enthusiasm in Britain at large, "The Pianist" scored a surprise triumph at last week's British…
Italy's film industry has called for a quick end to the European Union's inquiry into News Corp.'s planned takeover of Telepiu, citing that the drawn-out process is creating "very serious…
After a long fallow period, cinemas in Indonesia are being spruced up, taking advantage of increased revenues driven by hikes in ticket prices. Dominant exhib the 21 Group, opened three new…
For nine out of 10 countries in Western Europe, when tickets for local pics rose or fell in 2002, so did total admissions.