"We are a name-brand society," marketing guru Stuart McFaul told the rapt audience who filled a Marriott Hotel conference room. His acolytes nodded, bending over their notepads to scribble down his…
"Flushed Away" and "Dreamgirls" are coming from two entirely separate companies, but the general public probably won't be able to tell.
The bitter Montreal film festival turf war is far from over, but the successful 35th anniversary edition of the Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinema made it clear this edgy event is in surprisingly…
Usually, vanity ads are all about heaping praise. But last week, a pair of print ads aimed to resolve creative differences and their fallout.
"Conversations With God" dramatizes author Neale Donald Walsch's journey from homelessness and despair, to God, celebrity and beyond. Belying its nonsectarian message, pic often feels less New Age…
Two years after "The Passion of the Christ" fueled $600 million in global B.O., Hollywood is discovering that faith is harder than it looks.
In the past three years, the pendulum has swung wide in the Hollywood screener wars. Now, things seem back to normal. Well, normal levels of hysteria, anyway.
London Eye: It was never clear how much ex-Beatle George Harrison really knew about what went on at his shingle HandMade Films in the 1980s.
In a curious case of promo partnering, Pharmaceutical powerhouse Roche is using characters from Warner's upcoming penguin toon "Happy Feet" for its nationwide flu awareness campaign. The message: Get…
Italy's Medusa Cinema, which threw its weight behind the recently ended RomeFilmFest after being snubbed by Venice, has reason to be pleased.
Conventional wisdom says American comedies don't travel. But Fox's "The Devil Wears Prada" continued to strut its stuff overseas over the latest frame, and has now crossed the $100 million mark…