Years from now, when folks want to make the point that there's no such thing as bad publicity for a film, they'll first mention "The Da Vinci Code."
Boos greeted an early screening of "Marie Antoinette." Laughs were heard during "The Da Vinci Code." But truncated clips of the upcoming "Dreamgirls," "World Trade Center" and "Home of the Brave" got…
Russia's film industry is picking up momentum on every front -- and producers at a project titled New People are proving you don't need to spend a fortune to attract auds.
Day-and-date release, or an Oscar? That may soon be the choice facing studios as the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences considers whether to make movies like "Bubble," which simultaneously…
With Enron back in the news following the guilty verdicts against ex-execs Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling, the docu "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room" may find its way back into theaters.
A bitter rift between two rival film unions has put a major damper on Hollywood filming in Montreal. There has not been a single major American pic lensed in Montreal so far this year because…
When Hanna-Barbera retreated to "limited" animation after the shuttering of MGM's cartoon division, it was doing more than revolutionizing the art form in America. It also was inspiring a burgeoning…
The gap between indie filmmakers and financiers is about to get a little bit smaller. At least that's the goal at Plum TV, a New York-based cable network catering to viewers at upscale vacation spots…
The Japanese animation industry is Asia's oldest, biggest and, internationally, most successful, with millions of fans worldwide. But inside Japan, auds get a much different picture of the national…
A piece of chalk, a blackboard and a camera -- that's all it took to create the 1906 animated short "Humorous Phases of Funny Faces." In the century that followed, the cost of animation exploded…