A combination of school holidays and potent new U.S. product sent the cinema business into overdrive in parts of Europe last week.
Distributors opened 40 films during the month of October, bringing this year's count to 353, or only about 2% off recent years' pace.
Warner Bros.' "Under Siege" cooked up big numbers and remained atop the national box office heap over a Halloween weekend that generally proved neither trick nor treat for exhibitors and distributors.
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In his first public appearance since announcing his resignation from Paramount Oct. 29, Brandon Tartikoff declared he would probably return to television, his "first love, first language," after his…
Low budget meant high spirits at last week's Mifed market, where business was as frantic as Milan street traffic despite the scarcity of star-powered A titles.
In an effort to counter reports that he refuses to be interviewed by anybody but African-American journalists, Spike Lee and Warner Bros. issued a statement Friday defending his position.
A jump of 15% in U.S. film box office for October pushed the monthly gross to a new dollar high of $ 361.8 million from $ 315 million a year ago. "The Last of the Mohicans" and "Under Siege" were the…
A possible brouhaha is brewing over the eligibility of Bille August's "The Best Intentions" in the competition for the best foreign-language film Oscar.
TriStar Pictures is back in blockbuster business. After an extended fallow period, the studio has reached agreement with The Toho Co. for the movie rights to "Godzilla" and has producer Laura…