A studio head is asked to be tastemaker, seer, psychologist and enforcer -- and can now add "fundraiser" to the job profile.
If testimonials from below-the-line laborers, assertions by government officials that it supports terrorism, and the threat of six-figure lawsuits haven't done the trick, the MPAA last week unleashed…
When Hollywood feels the heat, it resorts to age-old credos: Make fewer movies! Curtail mid-level pictures! Look for new financing strategies!
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Czechs should respect the short. That's the message Stefan Uhrik delivered Tuesday in announcing the first-ever Prague Short Film Festival, which will unspool Dec. 8-11 in the city.
After "Cinderella Man" failed to get box office traction when it was released in June, Universal went through a particularly public round of self-flagellation over its release date.
London Eye: Keira Knightley is a popular girl among the British doctors and dentists who get their investment tips from "Financial Surgery" magazine.
Forget the adage about being as good as your last movie. Walden Media wishes it could shake the bad taste left from its worst misfire.
London's f/x and post-production shops boomed in the last few years, as generous tax incentives boosted local production and lured such big-budget studio projects as "Batman Begins" and "The DaVinci…
The Aussie box office may be in a funk, but Australian films are bucking the trend and being embraced by auds and crix for the first time in several years.
Tokyo FilmeX may not have the huge number of screenings or the $250,000 prize money of the Tokyo Intl. Film Fest, but its more astute programming and deep connections with the worldwide filmmaking…