For the second time this summer, big box office buzz turned out to be mainly static. "Armageddon's" debut fell far short of last year's Independence Day opener, Sony's "Men in Black," which racked up…
Sci-fi maven Gregory Widen has inked to write and direct the fourth installment of the swashbuckling "Highlander" franchise, "Highlander: The Search for Connor," for Miramax-owned Dimension Films.
Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy Jack Valenti says a host of culture ministers meeting in Ottawa last week were fighting a losing rearguard action in their attempt to build barricades to…
Russia's second city made its own special piece of film history recently, when the local Festival of Festivals notched up its millionth ticket sale since the first fest curtain went up in 1993.
The 33rd Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival kicked off Friday night with a gala opening ceremony honoring Michael Douglas and legendary Czech director Frantisek Vlacil, which nicely sums up the duality…
Five days after its initial impact, "Armageddon" is clearly no global killer. Buena Vista's megabudgeted, heavily-hyped sci-fi actioner "Armageddon" dug up a studio-estimated $34.8 million over the…
The rules for the 71st Academy Awards next year will be a little different than in years past.
Francis Coppola won a stunning victory Thursday in his lawsuit against Warner Bros. over the aborted "Pinocchio" project when a jury awarded him $20 million in compensatory damages and found there is…
Director George Lucas will be among the cast and crew members of "American Graffiti" present on July 17 at a 25th anniversary celebration of the film hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
Robert Sugalski, a screenwriter who recently completed work with writing partner Michael Apostolina on “Planet Deb” for New Line Cinema, died May 22 of AIDS complications in Los Angeles. He was 38…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Weekend:$45.1M
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Weekend:$32.5M
Non-Stop3Weekend:$15.4M Universal Pictures