Two personal movies by mavericks -- Terry Gilliam's "Tideland," and Michael Winterbottom's "A Cock and Bull Story" -- lead the competition lineup at the upcoming San Sebastian Film Festival.
Antipiracy measures have borne early fruit for Thai distrib Sahamongkolfilm. Company caught two sets of would-be pirates in the first two days of its release "Tom Yum Goong." And in its opening…
In a sluggish late-summer frame, two femme-friendly titles topped the weekend box office. Paramount's "Four Brothers" led the pack with a $20.7 million bow at 2,533 theaters. Though rated R for…
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$5.6M Cumulative:$24.3M Sony / Screen Gems -42.28%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 22Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$15.9M Warner Brothers -44.30%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$306.0M Disney -46.66%
London Eye: No matter how loudly former Polygram topper Michael Kuhn attacks the U.K. Film Council, the org can't seem to stop giving him money.
Asia is a more complicated mosaic of boxoffice ups and downs than are Europe and Latin America. The summer has not been unkind to Hollywood movies, but earlier in the year many movies failed to click.
The producer behind "The March of the Penguins" is the aptly named Gallic indie Bonne Pioche -- "Lucky Hand." The company almost bankrupted itself to make the doc -- and is now on its way to make a…
It's the movies, stupid. The drop in foreign box office during the first half of 2005, and the even greater slump in movie admissions, have left European distribs and exhibs scratching their…
Who would have thought a nature docu on Emperor Penguins would waddle its way to a prime spot at the U.S. box office? Other summer indie films may be languishing on the vine but the pic has become…
The joy of leafing through dusty back issues of weekly Variety is, well, the sheer variety of what can be found.
When diplomacy fails, try ... porn? Plans are afoot in Russia for a 30-minute film devoted to alleged romantic liaisons between Ukraine's prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko and Georgian president…