The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' visual effects branch genuflected to "Evan Almighty" but swatted "Spider-Man 3" as it announced the seven semifinalists for the vfx Oscar.
Contender Entertainment Group has picked up U.K. theatrical and DVD rights for Nick Broomfield's Iraq war drama "Battle for Haditha."
Festive period favorites such as "I Am Legend" and "The Golden Compass" should continue their good runs at the European box office this weekend, where there are few big new releases.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Frederic Forestier and Thomas Langmann's "Asterix at the Olympic Games," one of the most expensive European films ever made, will world preem Jan. 13 in Paris.
"The Diving Bell and the Butterfly," "The Kite Runner," "The Lives of Others," "Lust, Caution" and "La Vie en rose" have been nominated for best film not in the English language at the 2008 British…
In the latest in a litany of controversies to dog the project, China's censors have banned the makers of the steamy "Lost in Beijing" from working on films because they screened an unapproved version…
As the kudos season kicks into high gear, studios are staking out prime DVD berths for their hopefuls.
Billy Bush has been tapped by the International Cinematographers Guild to emcee its 45th annual Publicists Awards.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences board of governors has tapped David Inglish to receive the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation.
Nacho Vigalondo's feature debut shows that good cinematic time travelers can be done on a shoestring with the right script.