In a blistering finish to the summer B.O. season abroad, "Star Wars: Episode One -- The Phantom Menace" rocketed to No. 10 on the list of all-time grossers outside North America, while "The Mummy"…
In a year more laden with popular audience pleasers than with notable artistic achievements, the 26th edition of the Telluride Film Festival unspooled over Labor Day weekend with its patented combo…
Motion Picture Assn. of America chairman Jack Valenti predicts that in three to five years, "all quota systems will be obsolete" due to the explosion of the Internet and offshoot delivery systems.
As the 56th Venice Intl. Film Festival crosses the halfway mark, the competition lineup so far appears designed to show that unanimous critical acclaim is a concept that no longer exists, and fest…
Propelled by a fifth $20 million-plus frame, Hollywood Pictures/Spyglass Entertainment's "The Sixth Sense" took the Labor Day holiday frame to record heights.
This revelatory four-hour version of Erich von Stroheim's "Greed" represents a triumph of film restoration. Rick Schmidlin's loving work of scholarly craftsmanship can't perform the impossible feat…
Based on Monday estimates, the summer of 1999 was the hottest ever. Box office for the 17-week span was a whisker less than $3.1 billion, approximately 19% higher than the record set one year ago.
Made before Michael Winterbottom's recent Cannes competer, "Wonderland," "With or Without You" is a small-scale but extremely likable triangular romance. Anchored by a trio of beautiful performances…
Jerry Bruckheimer and Michael Bay will begin filming an epic big-budget drama set around the Pearl Harbor bombing here early next year.
Mike Leigh's first costumer details the artistic partnership of comic-opera team Gilbert and Sullivan and the making of their evergreen "The Mikado" in as exhaustive a look as most viewers will ever…
In town to promote their latest releases, actress Nicole Kidman and director Jane Campion found time in their hectic schedules to further their plans to re-team on the film adaptation of Susanna…