When Mikhail Gorbachev presented Roberto Benigni with the Man of Peace award during the 3rd Nobel Peace Summit in Rome on Oct. 19, he might have been acknowledging the actor-director's efforts as…
In an effort to teach would-be cyberpirates to do the right thing, the entertainment biz is recruiting from an unlikely population -- corporate CEOs.
Universal's "The Truth About Charlie" is a romantic suspenser about deception and altering identities, but the onscreen characters aren't the only ones changing their names.
Mordor and Minas Tirith never had battles like the one unleashed on store shelves this week, when two different "Lord of the Rings" vidgames debuted from competing publishers.
A London film critic has broken a magic spell by publishing his review of the second "Harry Potter" installment in the Daily Telegraph late last week -- three weeks before the pic opens in the U.K…
What will Terry Gilliam do next? Four years since his last movie "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," and two years since "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" collapsed six days into shooting, that question…
While the U.S. majors frequently tweak domestic marketing campaigns when they release films overseas, rarely has that tactic paid off so handsomely as this year.
After "Shine" launched the international careers of Geoffrey Rush and helmer Scott Hicks, the pic's producer Jane Scott and writer Jan Sardi went through development hell. They've emerged unscathed…
At next week's Mifed film mart in Milan, it will take considerable art to sell so-called art films. That's because the always fragile arthouse biz is being battered by faltering sales to TV outlets…
Looks like "XXX" finally is accomplishing something that "The Fast and the Furious" failed to do: establish Vin Diesel as a major star overseas.
A powerful Mexican union has dropped calls for Antonio Banderas to be held in Mexico after a labor dispute related to HBO biopic "And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself" was settled on Wednesday…