Though box office momentum flagged slightly in the closing days of 1998, the year finished with a $6.88 billion cume to crush last year's record by 9.9%. Admissions saw a gain of 5.5% for an…
As the rest of the country prepares for three days of parties, hangovers and football -- and perhaps a movie or two -- studio execs and theater owners are anxiously bracing for what they hope is…
Screenwriters for "A Civil Action," "Gods and Monsters," "Primary Colors," "A Simple Plan" and "The Thin Red Line" have been nominated for USC's Scripter Award, which honors the best realization of a…
Domestic box office racked up its biggest single-year gain of the 1990s, posting an estimated $6.86 billion, or 10% boost, in 1998.
Doing its first tally of Gallic ticket sales for 1998 this week, France's Centre National de la Cinematographie (CNC) happily found a record 170 million ducats sold for $1.05 billion. French film…
Nearly 60% of Japanese did not go to the movies in 1998 as high ticket prices and inconvenient facilities kept people out of theaters, according to a survey by a national daily released today.
The execution of national hero Jose Rizal in 1896 sparked the Philippine Revolution two years later, leading to independence from Spain, even though the Philippines fell under American rule in the…
Those of you who don't get to the movies much, listen up: If every Los Angeleno caught just two films each month, an additional $162 million a year would flow into the entertainment industry…
New York Women in Film & Television will mark its 20th anniversary by presenting "The Feminine Eye: Twenty Years of Women's Cinema" at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's newly opened BAM Rose Cinemas…
The 1999 New York International Children's Film Festival will take place Feb. 6-13.