After her well-received "Angel of Fire," Mexican director Dana Rotberg returns with "Otilia," an erotic melodrama based on a novel by Sergio Galindo. Period piece about a woman with a spectacularly…
"Startup.com," the documentary on the rocket-like rise and fall of Govworks.com -- and by extension, the dot.com industry -- kicks off the 22nd edition of the Intl. Documentary Film Festival, which…
Call it the nightmare before Christmas. With more than a month to go in the book industry's top selling season, some publishers are projecting double-digit declines for book sales through the end of…
Turner Broadcasting's TNT and TBS have purchased a four-year network window to Miramax's two biggest recent theatrical hits, "The Others" and "Serendipity," for about $20 million.
Another challenge for the Green Hornet? After nearly a decade in development at Universal Pictures, the iconic crime-fighter has been abandoned by the studio.
Prospects for the five-day frame look impressive, with Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" prepped to rewrite the record book in its second weekend, and "Monsters, Inc." still…
The federal government has vowed to protect Oz film and TV from World Trade Organization free trade negotiations after intensive lobbying by the local industry.
This week, the sound you're hearing is rival studio execs gnashing their teeth as B.O. returns roll in on Warner Bros. Pictures' "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." But as Columbia Pictures has…
The world turns for Universal Pictures. Last year, the studio was an also-ran in the race for overseas market share, but the company's furious assault on the international marketplace has already…
The studio's plain-speaking distribution topper vows to claim this year's box office market share crown for Warners, a bit of a brave prediction considering the studio ranked third until last…
New York filmmaker Amos Kollek is in post-production on a documentary for French/German TV channel Arte that takes the pulse of his hometown three months after the World Trade Center terrorist attack.