The Backlot: Announcements from talent agencies are always tersely non-informative. "Jim Carrey has left UTA and moved to CAA," is about all that's forthcoming in the typical communication.
"Zibahkhana" (Hell's Ground) might not be Pakistan's first horror movie, but it's almost certainly the first featuring midget zombies and produced by an ice cream mogul.
Chicago Sun-Times critic and famed thumb-raiser Roger Ebert has been a mainstay at the Hawaii International Film Festival nearly every year since 1984 -- when he was called as a replacement for the…
MGM's recent announcement that it intended to release "The Hobbit" and, hopefully, get Peter Jackson to direct it, caused major buzz in Hollywood.
With a Chinese father and a Scotch-Irish mother, first-generation-Hawaiian-turned-Hollywood film executive Chris Lee knows a thing or two about reaching across the cultural divide.
Flying United Airlines over an ocean this month? Care to watch "Poseidon" to wile away the time? Traditionally, airlines have shied away from disaster fare and intense action titles.
Virtually every film fest lays claim to some unique niche, but what really sets the Hawaii Intl. Film Festival apart, festival organizers say, is its East-meets-West vibe.
Hello, online. Goodbye, cruel print world. Google's purchase of YouTube offers a glittering chance for studio marketers: a way to reach the exact audience that's interested in a movie, in exactly the…
After far outperforming expectations in the U.S., Fox's "The Devil Wears Prada" strutted its stuff in 33 international territories over the latest frame to top the overseas charts and take in $19.4…
Following a rather tepid summer and fall festival season, generating few film standouts and pickups, indie industryites are looking to the American Film Market to get back to business.
Imagine the sun settling in its dark blue bed as you let your toes softly push further into the sand. In long sleeves and shorts, you relax and periodically hear calming waves fold and whisper…