"Happy Feet" beat down the competition on Boxing Day in Oz. Traditionally the biggest box office day of the year in Australia, "Happy Feet" was best in ticket sales, earning $2.2 million. It defeated…
"Blazing Saddles," "Fargo," "Groundhog Day," "Halloween," "Notorious," "Rocky" and "sex, lies and videotape" are the highest profile features selected for inclusion in the National Film Registry.
Spike Lee has signed on to direct a feature on the life of James Brown for Paramount and Imagine Entertainment. Brian Grazer is producing, and the pic could be in production by late next year, though…
"Eragon" remained the highest flyer overseas in a moderate Christmas weekend frame, topping international B.O. with $21.9 million at 6,300 playdates.
While the holidays boosted specialty titles like "Letters From Iwo Jima" and "Babel," Mel Gibson's holdover "Apocalypto" seemed stuck in neutral, after generating surprising heat in its debut three…
Corey Large's Wingman Prods. and Tunnel Post have set up a pair of projects: "Penthouse" and "3 a.m." "Penthouse," to be directed by Kyle Kramer, is set to go before cameras in Los Angeles in April.
Japanese pics will grab a majority share of the local B.O. in 2006 -- the first such victory in 21 years -- according to figures released by the Motion Picture Producers Assn. of Japan, also known as…
"Eskul," directed by Nayato Fio Nuala, won the Piala Citra award for best film at the 2006 Indonesian Film Festival, which ended Thursday night.
Toronto selection "Family Ties" and Hong Sang-soo pic "Woman on the Beach" carried home the respective top prizes at the Critics' Choice Awards and the Directors' Cut Awards, two of South Korea's…
TV production company Odeon Film has taken over Apollo Media, the film fund operator that financed pics including Peter Hyams' "The Sound of Thunder," Niki Caro's "Whale Rider" and Mark Rydell's…
Berlinale topper Dieter Kosslick has been deluged with more than 4,450 submissions for the 57th Berlin Film Festival (Feb. 8-18), a jump to a level never seen before that he traced to the growing…