'Aladdin' $ 17,055/screen Disney's animated adventure rode its magic carpet to the holiday weekend's highest per-screen average.
The lineups for the dramatic and documentary independent feature film competitions in the upcoming Sundance Film Festival were announced yesterday. Seventeen fictional films and 15 docus will vie for…
Hollywood Pictures has purchased Steve Rudnick and Leo Benvenuti's first spec script "The Santa Clause" with hopes of making it a feature debut vehicle for comedian Tim Allen, star of…
The motion picture industry's gamble of scheduling fewer holiday releases this year in hopes of bigger grosses and enhanced profits seems to be paying off.
ABC closed out its first November sweeps victory in 14 years last Wednesday with a convincing nightly win, built around a commanding 9-10 p.m. performance by the new team of "Home Improvement" and…
Director-producer Arthur Hiller plans to steer away from comedies for now, and to that end is developing a number of eclectic projects under his 1 1/2 -year-old Golden Quill Prods. banner.
"The Crying Game" belied its name over its opening weekend for distributor Miramax Films, opening with $ 34,778 at Gotham's Loews Columbus Circle and $ 25, 435 at the Angelika Film Center. "Game"…
I AM NOT CERTAIN THERE'S ANYTHING more personal and idiosyncratic than our taste in movies. When it comes to raising the hackles, even politics and religion take a back seat. In my life, at least, I…
Looking for a lively, and long-winded, debate? Throw several writers--from TV and movies--into a room and ask them one simple question: How much power do writers have in Hollywood? Make sure there…
Pre-holiday U.S. film box office for November surged 13% over last year to a new all-time peak of $ 356.5 million. This beats the old November high of $ 344. 8 million set in 1989.
Hosannas are ringing through the film industry today. And the jingle of coins is providing the percussion. It was clearly the biggest Thanksgiving weekend ever, led by the whopping $ 40 million…