The critics have spoken, and what have they said? Late-year entries looking for critical acclaim and Oscar momentum largely have been disappointed.
Mark Ruffalo, fresh from scoring critical plaudits for "You Can Count On Me," has signed as one of the leads with Robert Redford in DreamWorks' "The Castle." The film, to be produced by Robert…
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Less than a month after tying the knot with Universal, Canal Plus Group has shown the first sign that it may be preparing to forsake all others in Hollywood. The French daily Le Monde on Monday…
Stealing a march by a few weeks on Hong Kong's big end-of-year actioners ("Gen-Y Cops" and "China Strike Force"), "Skyline Cruisers" sails in as a star-laden Golden Harvest item that, like the…
Screenwriter Julius Epstein, who co-wrote the screenplay for "Casablanca," died Saturday at age 91. A highly visible and well-respected figure in the Hollywood writing community, Epstein died at…
Andrew Form and Matthew Resnik, via their Formatt Films banner, have inked an output deal with Avi Lerner's Millennium Films.
Neither snow nor New Year's hangovers could keep 20th Century Fox's "Cast Away" from floating to a champagne-poppin' four-day box office of $41.5 million.
Starz Encore has nabbed exclusive pay TV rights to Ang Lee's "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" from Sony Pictures Classics. The film -- buzzed about as a possible Oscar contender -- will make its…
Unlike its holiday cousins November and December, the month of January isn't known for movie madness. Holdovers from the Christmas rush plus massive TV auds for the Super Bowl tend to keep grosses…
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