Memorial Day turned out to be memorable indeed for studio distribs, as Monday grosses put the four-day holiday frame into the record books as the biggest box office weekend in history.
"Dark Blue World" cast a golden glow on the Czech box office in its opening weekend. The film, by Oscar winner Jan Sverak ("Kolya"), broke previous opening weekend records with nearly 89,000…
This time at the polls, the stars saw stars. Following on the heels of the January ouster of president Joseph Estrada -- a former movie star -- on charges of graft and numbers running, Philippine…
"The Animal" evokes the meeker, milder side of the gross-out comedy species. The notion of a comedy based on a guy being controlled by surgically inserted animal organs should conjure up the worst…
New Line Cinema has pacted with German financier LHI Leasing to raise 113 million euros ($96 million) to back pics "Blade 2" and "All About the Benjamins."
A key figure in the Kazakh new wave, Darejan Omirbaev established a reputation on the festival circuit with his Bressonian dramas "Cardiogram" and "Killer." Helmer's "The Road" is a less accessible…
Capital punishment in the United States is viewed by most Europeans with horror and disbelief. A French production directed by Americans, "Made in the USA" is a strongly worded documentary about the…
Evidently produced on the most minuscule of budgets and reportedly a troubled production in many ways, this Romanian road movie proves, after a shaky start, to have energy to spare.
South Korean filmmakers are reaching out to other parts of Asia for funding and stars to combat the twin problems of rising budgets and exportability.
Rick Finkelstein, president and chief operating officer of Universal Pictures, was misidentified in a caption in Tuesday’s edition.
Online ticketing sites Fadango.com, AOL Moviefone.com and Movietickets.com experienced an unprecedented surge in business in the week leading up to the pic's May 25 bow, thanks to Netizens unwilling…