The next five weekends make up a period of playtime that is a critical opportunity for nominated pics to parlay kudo attention into tickets sales.
In "Protocols of Zion," a peripatetic meditation on anti-Semitism, filmmaker Marc Levin fearlessly faces down his adversaries as he strolls from one lion's den into another. Incisive docu merits…
In the old days, the question was, "Who is the distributor?" Now the question is, "What exactly is a distributor?" Given the proliferation of shared production costs, divided duties and split rights…
Mercedes Moncada Rodriguez showed in her first feature docu, "Passion of Maria Elena," that she is a filmmaker whose narrative style reflects the nonlinear logic and mystical proclivities of her…
Has the film biz's perceived color barrier officially crumbled for good? NAACP Hollywood bureau executive director Vicangelo Bulluck on Tuesday said, "It is a great day and everyone should be proud…
As usual, Oscar noms are full of surprises. And, as usual, what's most stunning is who's missing.
A major shuffle in the big-ticket world of studio consumer products has DreamWorks' Brad Globe jumping to Warner Bros. to oversee day-to-day operations under longtime Warner consumer products chief…
It's been a long and loud goodbye for Miramax. Following a year in the press it would probably choose not to repeat, the mini-major came up strong in the Oscar race, casting doubt on the notion that…
Lions Gate Films made a deal valued at about $4 million for David Slade's drama "Hard Candy," taking worldwide rights outside the U.K., Spain and Australia. Pic bowed Sunday at the Sundance Film…
The Motion Picture Assn. of America and the Recording Industry Assn. of America have emphasized support for innovations while trying to protect intellectual property rights.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Frozen1Weekend: $31.6M Disney
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Weekend: $5.3M Relativity Media