John Cameron Mitchell's "Shortbus" is an ambitious attempt to merge his characters' sexual lives with more conventional emotional content, but the pic loses staying power thereafter. The pic will be…
For office drone Andreas, suicide is preferable to a world where everyone's "nice," and every home looks like an Ikea showroom in "The Bothersome Man." Although marbled with bleak desperation, and…
Hungary offers a great 20% tax rebate, but a lack of studio facilities has meant that Budapest as a production destination has been less popular than expected. This is about to change.
The European Union wants to make it easier for broadband Internet users to download pics legally -- and it has chosen the film Mecca of Cannes to kick off its new initiative.
German films may be underrepresented at this year's Cannes fest, but the three Teutonic screeners that did make the cut underscore the growing creative potential of Berlin's indie film scene and the…
Guillermo del Toro, who spends much of his time working on high-profile American pics like "Hellboy" and "Blade II," hasn't forgotten his Spanish roots.
"War of the Worlds" didn't blow up just the New England countryside and invading aliens. It blew out expectations for the f/x biz. But one f/x pro says "people lost years off their lives working…
Having come to epitomize Berlin cinema in the decade after the fall of the Wall, X Filme Creative Pool helped define modern German film with groundbreaking pics such as "Run Lola Run" and "Good Bye…
Cannes may be a great place to launch a tentpole, but woe to the studio that doesn't let the media in on the festivities. It remains to be seen whether Sony's secrecy gambit will boost box office…
After the box office dip in 2005, Hollywood had high hopes for this year. But after 2006 got off to a solid rebound, studio execs are beginning to fret that this may be another down year, thanks to…
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Daily:$3.5M Cumulative:$162.3M Disney -70.34%
Rio 22Daily:$2.7M Cumulative:$42.0M Fox -77.49%
Oculus3Daily:$946,007 Cumulative:$13.0M Relativity Media -64.44%