Though "Citizen Kane" has widely influenced American films since its release in 1941, one of the picture's subtler devices is just starting to catch on: no opening credits.
What a difference a week makes. Seven days ago, exhibitors were ready to jump into a popcorn vat and die hot and buttered. But that was back in the dark days of 1993. The new year got off to a fast…
The holidays were kind to the bulk of productions on the Los Angeles-New York exclusives roster, with a large number reporting gains over the previous weekend. Even some of the majors weighed in with…
Fresh off a record $ 5.04 billion year at the box office, U.S. exhibitors aren't resting on their laurels -- especially Carmike, Regal and AMC, among the more entrepreneurial and attractive exhibs on…
Walt Disney Studios is going back to school in search of the next hot Hollywood scribe. The company has inked "Dave" writer Gary Ross to supervise a Disney discretionary fund that will set up…
Leonard Klady: Cinefile
Top-of-the-lot Warner Bros. filmmaker Arnold Kopelson was named Monday as NATO/ShoWest '94 Producer of the Year, recognizing a career that has included the Academy Award-winning "Platoon,""Triumph of…
Studio Canal Plus, the film production arm of pay TV giant Canal Plus, will step up investment in European pix, according to recently appointed executive VP Pierre Heros.
Universal might need an extra-long one-sheet for its big summer pic "The Flintstones," which stars John Goodman. And don't be surprised if the credits stretch to 10 minutes. All because more…
Of the top 100 global earners in film for 1993, 88 were American productions. But 52% of the total grosses was generated outside the U.S. Those are among the findings of the first Daily Variety…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$3.2M Cumulative:$61.3M Universal Pictures -13.60%
Hercules2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.6M Paramount Pictures -19.10%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$180.6M Fox -12.84%