A group of prominent European helmers appealed to the European Commission Monday to continue supporting copyright levies on the private copying of audio and audiovisual works.
Magnolia is increasing its push to bring Oscar-nominated shorts to a wider audience, with plans to release nommed films to theaters in as many as 20 cities in 2007.
Wayne Wang, helmer of indie pics "Smoke," "Blue in the Face" (aka "Brooklyn Boogie") and "Chinese Box," is making a comeback bid with "A Thousand Years of Good Prayers," a drama now in production in…
By his own description, George Corraface's first experience as prexy of the Thessaloniki fest was "quite crazy," as the thesp was thrown into the job last year without much preparation. Having added…
Documaker Errol Morris is setting his sights on Abu Ghraib. Details emerged at AFM that the "Fog of War" helmer will reteam with Sony Pictures Classics on the untitled pic.
Previous winners Pavel Pawlikowski, Zang Yang and Wang Xiaoshuia move on with new projects.
Miramax has acquired Emanuel Crialese's "Nuovomondo" (The Golden Door), Italy's foreign-language Oscar submission, in the unit's first foreign-language buy this year.
Maverick Films has set an April start date for "Stanford Prison Experiment," which Christopher McQuarrie ("The Way of the Gun") will direct.
For tyros, just getting the chance to direct a movie is like summiting a high peak. It's grueling to reach the pinnacle and, once there, it can be very hard to even catch one's breath. Thessaloniki's…
The transformation of China from Maoism to a hybrid of unfettered capitalism and socialism is one of the most fascinating developments in recent history. Yet in the Western world, only two genres of…
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar