Philip Anschutz may not exist. He certainly hasn't darkened the doorstep of any newsroom lately, and firsthand accounts of Anschutz sightings in the broader community are -- well, there aren't any.
Warner Bros. and Sony are headed for a December encore of their head-to-head faceoff over the July Fourth holiday in 2000.
DreamWorks' hit toon "Shrek" received an even dozen Annie Award nominations from ASIFA-Hollywood, the Intl. Animated Film Society.
Ireland's 46th Cork Film Festival (Oct. 7-14) has announced its lineup. U.K.-Irish co-production "Disco Pigs" will open the event, while Jan Sverak's "Dark Blue World" will close.
Norwegian director Petter Naess' "Elling" has been selected by the Norwegian Film Institute to represent Norway for next year's Academy Award for foreign-language film.
An unlikely German comedy about the Wild West has become the top-grossing film ever in Austria. "Der schuh des Manitu" (Manitu's Shoe) has racked up 1.4 million admissions, besting "Titanic," which…
The unseemly underbelly of the peacetime army is dissected to darkly comic effect in "Buffalo Soldiers." Intriguing up to a point for its peek into a little-examined piece of American military life…
At the start of the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, everyone spoke of films, the cautious mood of buyers and how much the specialty community needed a good fest.
Swedish cinema builder SF Bio is packing in audiences before they reach the theater. The exhib reports some 60% of its admissions in Sweden in the first half of the year are being pre-booked, a 20%…
Mike Medavoy may have lost his studio deal, but he hasn't lost his resolve to keep Phoenix Pictures alive and kicking.