But these days, with consumers keeping a tighter grip on their wallets during the recession, retailers are playing it safe when stocking their shelves. So how do franchise-loving studios and their…
Keen watchers of Aussie films have been noting the similarities between Pixar's new animated laffer "Up" and the 2003 romantic comedy "Danny Deckchair," released by Fox.
One Monday afternoon in early March, MSNBC cut to a live shot inside the Capitol, where House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stood before a row of media cameras and introduced "a real hero for the people of…
The track record of film-based videogames has been spotty. While there have been a handful of critical and commercial successes, the majority have been average at best -- and, frequently…
August used to be the dog days of the box office, a month where genre pics or orphan titles used to slink off to avoid causing a stir.
Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's first state visit to Italy has prompted a cinematic detente of sorts.
One day you're directing one of the summer's biggest tentpoles, the next you're not. Depending on which websites you read.
Warner Bros. France's motion capture thriller "The Prodigies" is set to get a multi-media promotional push. Gallic producers Aton Soumache from Onyx Films and Marc Missonnier from Fidelite Films plan…
In order to stay competitive, Hawaii has had to join the parade of states offering tax incentives.
As a man-made "replicant" in sci-fi classic "Blade Runner," Rutger Hauer has a memorable speech that begins with the line: "I've seen things you people wouldn't believe."
Ever since Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr shared their surfside passion in 1953's "From Here to Eternity," people have been aware that Hollywood often chooses Hawaii as a location for romance…