After a year of sluggish sales, the videogame industry is prepping for a high stakes holiday season, in which two new consoles and a slate of hot new games will hit the market.
The Australian film industry has united, almost without exception, to push the government to increase its production rebate to 15% and make it available to productions spending as little as A$5…
Buena Vista Intl.'s B.O. behemoth "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" finally ran aground at the overseas wickets, as the pic failed to top the charts after a record nine No. 1 weeks in pole…
Argentina's state film department Incaa has introduced measures to bolster the exhibition of local pics, a response to complaints that short runs make it hard to break even.
Warner Bros. Pictures Mexico's first local co-production since launching a shingle last year is the second biggest grossing Mexican film so far this year. Given the bum market for local pics, that's…
The Backlot: There was a time, not that long ago, when Hollywood was run by studios and networks (remember them?), and not by global conglomerates. The abrupt firing of Tom Freston , however…
London Eye: Bernd Eichinger, Germany's most powerful and prolific producer, loves making popcorn movies alongside his more highbrow fare -- from silly local comedies to big dumb Hollywood franchises.
Nearly every aspect of show business has felt the grip of conglomerate owners. But there's one area where the multinationals are still flummoxed: The care and feeding of stars. How much do you pay…
Argentina's "Fuerza Aerea Sociedad Anonima" (Air Force Corp.) is flying high at the box office -- and prompting big changes in local aviation.
No one could quite believe how primly and properly Oliver Stone presented his down-the-middle "World Trade Center." Where was Stone's famous bravado? His divisive political theories? Don't worry. The…