This year's Oscar nominees are all over the map, but that's nothing compared with the divergent Academy analyses by major U.S. newspapers.
In a city of $10 movie tickets, never underestimate the appeal of a free screening. Club 47, a movie-watching club sponsored by indie shingle Lot 47, recognized quickly that such incentives help…
Perhaps the terms won't be quite as intimidating this time. That's the early hope, at least, among exhibitors as they brace for booking George Lucas' "Star Wars: Episode 2 -- Attack of the Clones,"…
Hollywood's directors have taken a low-key step toward bringing together all of Hollywood's players on the thorny issue of runaway production.
Despite one of Germany's worst economic downturns in recent years, the federal government's elevation of the Berlin Intl. Film Festival to a national event has delighted and emboldened the country's…
Exhibs overseas were anticipating nice bounces from the Academy Award noms for "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" over the Feb. 15-17 weekend, while the Russell Crowe starrer "A…
At an age when most people wouldn't stray far from their armchairs, 81-year-old British director Lewis Gilbert has just put the finishing touches to his latest movie.
One of the city's best directors is no longer missing in action. Jeff Lau all but disappeared from the Hong Kong film scene in 1997, when he abruptly quit directing and moved to Vancouver with his…
Riding high from the success of "Amelie," Australian distrib/exhib Becker Group is now pinning its hopes on "Rabbit-Proof Fence," which is shaping as the first Aboriginal-themed pic to connect with…
With "E.T." poised to come rocketing out of the Universal vaults on March 22 for its 20th anniversary re-release, industry insiders are wondering just how well the beloved alien will play to a new…