Sony Pictures Entertainment has formalized the name of its newest business unit, calling it Sony Pictures Family Entertainment Group, while naming Gary Hirsch senior VP and general manager.
DirecTV and Philips Electronics have inked a deal making the Dutch firm DirecTV's leading supplier of set-top boxes in the U.S., the companies have announced.
The New York Intl. Children's Film Festival -- one of the largest of its ilk on the East Coast -- is seeking submissions for its third annual event, set to unspool Feb. 4-13.
"Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" has blasted past the $300 million mark overseas, making the prequel the 11th most successful grosser of all time outside North America.
Solid performances are undermined by an unfocused script and direction in "The Darkest Light," a kind of updated, pre-millennium version of "Whistle Down the Wind" with everything but the kitchen…
Breaking seasonal records in a period when late-summer temperatures continue to keep Italian moviegoers at the beach and out of theaters, Universal Intl. Pictures' launch of "The Mummy" over the…
The obvious difficulties in making an action thriller out of Jeffery Deaver's best-selling fiction "The Bone Collector" --which pivots on a paralyzed protagonist's solving a serial murder case while…
Danish director Soren Kragh-Jacobsen's love story "Mifune" was awarded the Nordic Amanda, the Nordic territories highest film prize Saturday at a ceremony that wrapped the 27th edition of the…
This week, the 5,570 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences should be receiving a 30-page booklet spelling out the rules for the upcoming Academy Awards.
Rising British thesp Samantha Morton ("Under the Skin") provides the heart and soul of "Dreaming of Joseph Lees," a small-scale period meller, almost European in flavor, about a young woman's…