Three broad-playing pics this past weekend helped September's B.O. of $469 million beat last year's frame by 12%, largely allaying fears that the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks would suppress attendance.
The ninth annual Hamptons Intl. Film Festival will unspool Oct. 17-21 in venues in East Hampton, Sag Harbor, Westhampton Beach and Gotham.
John Cameron Mitchell ("Hedwig and the Angry Inch") and Henry Bean ("The Believer") shared the IFP's Open Palm award for first-time feature filmmakers Monday night at the 11th annual Gotham Awards…
On its first day back, the U.S. Supreme Court came out swinging Monday for the entertainment and media biz, throwing out two libel cases and another suit brought by a Maryland quiltmaker alleging…
The Cairo Intl. Film Festival will celebrate its 25th edition with 121 films from 35 countries and 20 films in competition Oct. 9-20.
Pathe Pictures, one of the U.K.'s three lottery franchises, has boarded "Max," the directing debut of veteran screenwriter Menno Meyjes ("The Color Purple").
Despite initial plans to abandon this year's U.S. leg of New Italian Cinema Events in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, organizers have announced their New York and San Francisco seasons of…
Ecosse Films has optioned Sebastian Faulks' Cold War novel "On Green Dolphin Street" to follow its adaptation of Faulks' previous book, "Charlotte Gray."
"Don't Say a Word" author Andrew Klavan has penned a thriller, "Magic Man," for USA Films that will be directed and produced by Josh and Jonas Pate.
Walt Disney Feature Animation has paid low-six figures to buy the pitch "Neighborhood Kids" (aka Monster Kids) from first-time writers Matt Cunningham and Erik Gardner.
Peter Bart: The Backlot