Chinese movie production and theatrical box office both grew by over 20% in 2007, according to the official news agency Xinhua quoting the State Administration for Radio, Film and Television.
If Sunday's Golden Globes event seemed a little strange to home viewers, the hundreds in attendance at the BevHilton were totally disoriented.
The Cinemalaya Foundation has picked ten film projects that in July will compete in the fourth running of its Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival.
"Atonement" and "Sweeney Todd" were named the top movies of 2007 at the 65th annual Golden Globes "ceremony" Sunday, providing few indicators regarding the Oscar race.
The Palm Springs Film Festival wrapped Sunday, with award winners announced at a Sunday brunch. Festival director Darryl Macdonald said the 19th edition was the biggest ever, bringing in more than a…
Julian Schnabel's "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly," a biopic of the vivid inner life of a paralyzed French fashion editor, took best picture at this year's Prix Lumieres in Paris.
The specialty biz had a strong weekend at the B.O., led by "There Will Be Blood," which successfully expanded to 129 locations in 25 markets, averaging a robust $15,039 to reach $4.4 million overall.
Will Smith's "I Am Legend" remained stellar at the foreign box office, easily winning its fourth straight frame with $36.2 million from 5,000 prints in 47 markets.
Digital animation producer Blue Sky Studios ("Ice Age," "Ice Age: The Meltdown") plans to move from White Plains, N.Y., to the Greenwich American Center in Greenwich, Conn., bringing 300 new jobs to…
Bill Conti will conduct the orchestra for the 80th Academy Awards ceremony on Feb. 24. This will be the 19th time Conti has been musical director at the Oscars.
Hollywood skipped the red carpet Sunday, but star power still drove the B.O., with Jack Nicholson-Morgan Freeman starrer "The Bucket List" winning the weekend.