There sure was a "Rush Hour" in Japan last week, though the B.O. engines in many other markets remained stuck in low gear. Six major titles launched in Japan, aiming to take advantage of the Sept…
Theater owners and distributors across Canada today will be joining in the U.S. terrorist attack relief effort. In some theaters, a $4 donation from admission tickets will be made to the relief fund…
Kim Sung-Su's Korean war-and-blood costumer "Musa, The Warrior," starring Zhang Ziyi ("Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," "Rush Hour 2") will open the second edition of the Tokyo Filmex, which will…
In line with his desire that the Berlin Intl. Film Festival reflect more of the local industry, the event's new director, Dieter Kosslick, has announced a new section devoted to German film.
The Japanese animated feature "Spirited Away" has set a new audience record in its home territory, according to distrib Toho Co.
The Hollywood studios will not likely be able to take advantage again of the Australian tax break that funded "The Matrix" and "Dark City."
Jim Sheehan has been named president of Madstone Theaters, a division of production-distribution outfit Madststone, formed in 1999 by Chip Seelig and Tom Gruenberg. Sheehan previously served as…
Francis Ford Coppola has been selected as the honoree for the Film Society of Lincoln Center's 2002 gala tribute. The five-time Academy Award winner will be feted May 7 at Lincoln Center's Avery…
Twentieth Century Fox's "Don't Say a Word," whose title neatly summed up pic's still-dormant marketing campaign just two weeks ago, used a late-surging promo blitz to top weekend box office with an…
Chronicling the odyssey into moral and ethical hell via crime, deception and betrayal of a taxi driver struggling to stay out of debt and support his family, "A Cab for Three" is a modest but…