Film firm Cantor Movies slashed its box office estimate for "Spider-Man's" first weekend by a third to between 6.8 to 7.1 million pounds ($10.47 million) due to England advancing at the World Cup.
U.K. video sales are up 31% in 2002 to date, thanks largely to the blockbuster figures posted by "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone."
Spanish film legislation passed Friday looks set to add to the uncertain future of local pic production.
"Scooby-Doo" did. Warner Bros.' live-action adaptation of the long-running TV cartoon led a hungry box office pack this weekend, scooping up a June-record $56.4 million in estimated opening grosses.
Woody Allen isn't the only one getting more public these days.
The Catholic Church condemned it, United Artists disowned it, the critics panned it and audiences stayed away from it.
On June 11, toymaker Hasbro re-released its "Navajo Code Talker" G.I. Joe action figure, a move that seems like a clever tie-in to MGM's just-releaseed "Windtalkers." Only, it's not.
When the Motion Picture Assn. of America was founded 80 years ago, Hollywood was a one-reel town and the studios had one common problem: censorship born of complaints that the pic biz was a morally…
The summer season gathered a head of steam last week, sparked by "Spider-Man's" heroic debuts in Europe (and wintry Australia) and handy contributions from a slew of other freshmen including "The Sum…
With the June 14 bow of Warner Bros. Pictures' "Scooby-Doo," Mosaic Media Group is eagerly waiting to see if their dog wags its tail -- or if it's the tail wagging the dog.
If ever a weekend demonstrated the promise, and possible peril, of Henry Winterstern's $400 million network of Hollywood investments, it's this one.