Rialto Pictures will follow up its successful re-issue of Fellini's "Nights of Cabiria" with a re-release of Michael Powell's controversial 1960 thriller "Peeping Tom," which will be distributed…
In a move that signals the start of a war on Italian film admission prices among consumer authorities, exhibition associations and hardtop owners, 25 Milan theaters have been fined a total of close…
Doing its first tally of Gallic ticket sales for 1998 this week, France's Centre National de la Cinematographie (CNC) happily found a record 170 million ducats sold for $1.05 billion. French film…
Nearly 60% of Japanese did not go to the movies in 1998 as high ticket prices and inconvenient facilities kept people out of theaters, according to a survey by a national daily released today.
The execution of national hero Jose Rizal in 1896 sparked the Philippine Revolution two years later, leading to independence from Spain, even though the Philippines fell under American rule in the…
As the rest of the country prepares for three days of parties, hangovers and football -- and perhaps a movie or two -- studio execs and theater owners are anxiously bracing for what they hope is…
Screenwriters for "A Civil Action," "Gods and Monsters," "Primary Colors," "A Simple Plan" and "The Thin Red Line" have been nominated for USC's Scripter Award, which honors the best realization of a…
Domestic box office racked up its biggest single-year gain of the 1990s, posting an estimated $6.86 billion, or 10% boost, in 1998.
The 1999 New York International Children's Film Festival will take place Feb. 6-13.
The Directors Guild of America will present selections from the 1998 Hamptons Intl. Film Festival Jan. 14-17 at the DGA Theater in Manhattan.
A character-driven drama about the search for love and intimacy in the late '90s, "Playing by Heart" is filmmaking by rote. A stellar cast and articulate script notwithstanding, pic fails to connect…