Proving its record-busting domestic debut was no fluke, Sony's "Spider-Man" saw similarly Marvel-ous preems in Asia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East over the weekend.
Roberto Benigni's "Pinocchio" will be one of the first projects released in German-speaking territories by new Swiss distribution and production outfit Falcom Media Group.
A cleverly conceived but ultimately arid homage to Buenos Aires' San Miguel Studios -- a home-away-from-home during the '40s for Spanish movie people exiled from Franco's Spain -- "Stolen Tangos"…
Directorial debut from Yolanda Garcia Serrano, a longtime member of Manuel Gomez Pereira's high-profile BocaBoca scripting team, "This Is How Far We've Come" is redeemed only by a decent central perf…
Using a championship soccer match as a device to collect a scattered bunch of Roman characters, "Final Stage" attempts a sweeping panorama of relationship ills with rather trite results. Stage helmer…
Even before "Spider-Man" demolished B.O. records over the weekend, the mood of exhibitors had already been pumped up thanks to exhib screenings of "Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones."
How big was the "Spidey" web? "Invent a new word, because it's better than great," ACNielsen EDI exec veep Dan Marks suggested. "It's so big the mind has trouble comprehending how great a record…
The USC School of Cinema-Television has named screenwriter Howard A. Rodman to chair its film and television writing division. Rodman replaces John Furia Jr., a former WGA president who steps down…
Bruce Beresford has taken on directing duties for HBO Films' "Pancho Villa," which Larry Gelbart is writing and exec producing.
The estate of Walter Matthau has sued Columbia Pictures, claiming it has been cheated out of profits on two of the late actor's films, "Cactus Flower" and "California Suite."