MGM's "Barbershop" worked moviegoers into a lather this weekend, as urban laffer rung up a box office-topping $21 million in estimated opening grosses.
Mexico's box office continues to boom, although dollar grosses are down due to local currency depreciation.
Don't look for a pattern in the summer B.O. overseas. There was none, due to uneven results for some major U.S. pics (and, in some cases, staggered releases) as well as fluctuations in the fortunes…
The film that wasn't there made quite a splash at the recently wrapped Toronto Film Festival. Universal claimed its Eminem starrer "8 Mile" was a "work in progress" and couldn't be reviewed, but…
On the brisk and quiet morning of Sept. 11, roughly fifty Toronto Intl. Film Festival attendees stood solemnly for a moment of silence in the lobby of the Sutton Place Hotel, where many of fest's…
Anouk Aimee is set to play Coco Chanel in a project being developed specially for her by Gallic filmmaker Elie Chouraqui ("Harrison's Flowers").
Theo Angelopoulos sits on the terrace of the Hotel des Bains, sipping a cappuccino and checking his arm for blotches. "I have psychosomatic problems," he tells Variety, in perfect French. "Between…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
If the Hollywood movie studios held a secret ballot to vote on their favorite cable-network owner, there'd be no doubt about the result: Turner Broadcasting (TNT and TBS) would win in a landslide.
The child of the strangest marriage in the vidgame universe is aborning, with this week's long-in-the-works release of Disney's and Square's "Kingdom Hearts."
This time last year, Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf's film "Kandahar" was one of the few points of reference for politicians and public alike seeking insight into Afghanistan.