Producer Roy Lee, Hollywood's current remake expert, wasn't surprised when he received a dinner invitation from Korean mogul HT Jung.
Forget pirates in the Caribbean and comics from Kazakhstan. The barrage of top 10 lists from America's major film critics are more interested in moody Romanian and French cinema.
Armed with his new stake in DirecTV, John Malone will no doubt change the landscape of the cable and satellite biz. But the ripple effect extends into some unexpected places -- including the sale of…
Great news for kudos connoisseurs: In 2006, the entertainment industry hosted 216 awards events, handing out a total of 3,354 honors. This means there were 9.18 awards given out every single day of…
With awards season in full swing, Fox Searchlight took the Dec. 19 DVD release of "Little Miss Sunshine" to drive home the pic's kudos potential as well. The specialty banner dispatched three VW…
Even after dropping steeply in its second frame of release in the U.S., Fox's fantasy pic "Eragon" still flew high abroad taking the No. 1 spot with $21.9 million from 52 territories.
Gallic thesp Samy Naceri, who won a Cannes nod for his role as a Moroccan soldier in "Indigenes" and recently mounted a high-profile media campaign against racism, was sentenced on Dec. 15 to six…
Aussie thesp Richard Morgan died in Melbourne on December 23 from motor neuron disease. He was 48.
"It's a scary month." That's how specialized studio executives describe the first month of the new year. Just as overwhelming as September and possibly as intimidating as May, January (and early…
While the U.S. media worship at the altar of the box office, Europeans evaluate film grosses differently. With critics being bombarded with box office blurbs, they will be more likely than not to see…
They may be a continent away, and their respective cultures can be at odds with one another, but critics from Europe and the States are often in sync when assessing films that play both in the U.S…