The American Film Institute will be a winner on Oscar night. For the second year, American Express will finance scholarships on behalf of 20 Academy Award nominees to the AFI's Center for Advanced…
Pre-Oscar hype helped add $10 million to "Shakespeare in Love's" coffers overseas last weekend, while "Analyze This" had a jaunty foreign preem in Australia and "A Bug's Life" launched in Japan with…
Phoenix Pictures will retell the tale of "Urban Legend" with a deal to buy Scott Derrickson and Paul Harris Boardman's pitch for a sequel to the teen pic.
Filmfest D.C. has unveiled the slate for its 13th annual Intl. Film Festival, which caters to Washington's large diplomatic community with a heavy dose of foreign films that might not otherwise be…
Gramercy's "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels" remained on top of the exclusives roster in its second weekend. The British caper pic rang up $97,185 on six screens on both coasts.
The Academy reminds its 5,557 members that their ballots are due at the PricewaterhouseCoopers offices by 5 p.m. this afternoon. In what will be his second appearance on an Oscar telecast, Val…
Globo Filmes, a division of media giant Globo, is hunting for U.S. distribution partners in its effort to become Brazil's principal production house.
New movies about unconventional Indian woman are facing flak not from censors but from axe-wielding politicos.
In a golden first quarter for Spain's local cinema, Alex de la Iglesia's "Dying of Laughter" has trounced local-pic release records with a first-weekend gross of $1.82 million.
The struggles of individuals to rise above their profound weaknesses and those of the society they've created receive absorbingly dramatic treatment in "True Crime." A capital-punishment yarn that is…
Claire Danes is close to a deal to star in the Universal comedy "Head Over Heels." The film, which will begin shooting this summer, is a romantic comedy set in the world of modeling.