Miramax Films, in a preemptive purchase, has paid $2 million for North American and Australian rights to the arranged-marriage comedy "East Is East," the directorial debut of Damien O'Donnell.
It doesn't always take a lot of time and a stage full of characters to make a telling statement. During the hour spent exploring the deliciously macabre relationship between vulnerable Leopold…
Giant-screen success "Everest" swept the first Maximum Image Awards, an awards program initiated by Imax Corp. to recognize artistic achievement in large-format filmmaking.
"No Vacancy" is pretty vacant. A contrived and aggressive comedy about a bunch of lowlifes who inhabit a fringe L.A. motel, first feature by Moscow-born, USC-trained writer-director Marius Balchunas…
With no monster hit such as "Titanic" to power the season's box office, moviegoing in Italy has dropped by 6 million admissions in the first quarter of 1999 and ticket sales for the first half of the…
Instead of investing time and money in "Dying to Live," couldn't UPN execs have simply licensed an airing of "Ghost," the movie it most obviously rips off? It may have cost a little more, but at…
Director Chris Roe's documentary "Pop & Me," received the Audience Award -- the top honor at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival --Tuesday night.
Eureka, the prototype European entertainment conglomerate formed by Germany's Kirch Group and Italy's Mediaset, has agreed to co-finance its first Hollywood pic, Robert Redford's $70 million "The…
Gallic cinema attendance for the first quarter of the year has dropped by 17%, according to latest figures released by the Federation Nationale des Cinemas Francais, a group which reps the majority…
A complete retrospective of the work of maverick director Arthur Penn, including classics "Bonnie and Clyde" and "Little Big Man" as well as seldom-seen films like "Mickey One" and "The Portrait,"…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$152.4M Fox -23.45%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.3M Universal Pictures -27.93%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$23.8M Disney -8.99%