Multinational exhib Hoyts Cinemas is stepping up its plan to carve out niches in several European markets as part of its goal of expanding to 2,500 screens worldwide.
As Sony's "Beverly Hills Ninja" and Buena Vista's "Metro" remained virtually tied for first place at the box office through Sunday, Sony claimed victory Monday for the four-day Martin Luther King Day…
Spurred on by a rash of multiplex openings, French box office results for 1996 rose 4% to 135 million admissions and exhibs are now confidently predicting that the watershed 150 million mark will be…
The good news about the weekend's foreign B.O. is that business continues to thrive with a broad mix of healthy titles led by "Ransom," "Daylight," "Evita" and "Sleepers." The bad news is the debuts…
"In the digital realm, we're now like neurosurgeons instead of blacksmiths." This is how Richard Edlund, founder and chairman of Boss Films and a four-time Academy Award winner, likes to explain the…
Fox unveiled the 20th anniversary re-release of "Star Wars" with a Saturday-morning preem in Westwood Village.
After the holiday lull, partygoers had their hands full last week with no less than three pic preems. First up was Miramax's "Albino Alligator," Kevin Spacey's directorial debut, which drew celebs…
Warner Bros. is zeroing in on Wesley Snipes for a key role in "U.S. Marshals," the studio's follow-up to "The Fugitive," sources said. A deal is not yet set for the part, but could happen soon.
In the wake of the f/x bonanza that propelled this year's top five moneymaking movies to blockbuster status, few people would doubt the importance of special effects on the box office.
Audio luminaries may not have the panache of a Tom Cruise or the sex appeal of a Demi Moore, but, as for importance to a movie, try turning the sound off in a theater, and you'll be listening to the…