"The Passage" suggests naive English-speaking visitors to exotic lands may find their body parts more in demand than dollars by duplicitous locals.
James Spooner's first narrative feature offers a similarly rough-hewn character study of a young African-American New Yorker dissatisfied with his role in the indie-rock club scene.
"Philippine Science" is a fictionalized alma-mater flashback that's blandly nostalgic despite the Marcos regime's stormy death throes as a backdrop.
The Hollywood Film Festival has tapped Ben Affleck, Jennifer Connelly, Neil Meron and Craig Zadan for awards, to be presented at its gala Oct. 22 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Jennifer Garner is in negotiations to star opposite Matthew McConaughey in New Line Cinema's "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past."
Sony Pictures Entertainment and leading Indian movie group Eros Intl. have struck a multipicture production and distribution deal that puts Sony at the front rank of the Hindi-language industry.
Elle magazine will host the 14th annual Women in Hollywood Tribute at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills on Oct. 15.
Stephen H. Burum ("Hoffa") will receive a lifetime achievement award from the American Society of Cinematographers.
Argentinean detective caper "La Senal" dominated the local box office in its Sept. 13-16 opening, dethroning "The Bourne Ultimatum" with more than twice the number of tix sold.
Whittled down from 3,000 submissions, 127 films from 44 countries are competing at this year's Uppsala Intl. Short film Festival.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$3.7M Sony / TriStar 0.00%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier2Daily:$3.5M Cumulative:$170.6M Disney -25.44%
Rio 23Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$49.3M Fox -28.83%