In a rare victory for adult fare, Jodie Foster's "Flightplan" soared past rivals to easily win the weekend at a moderate foreign box office, with $15.2 million at 3,484 playdates in 39 markets.
The ax may fall on German film funds by Thursday, when Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder's Cabinet is expected to approve a draft law nixing new tax-sheltering investments.
An agoraphobe harboring a pathological need for companionship meets a sociopath incapable of forming relationships in Marcus Lenz's darkly disturbing feature debut "Close." Set in a nighttime world…
Alan Hruska's sophomore outing, after the clumsy, whimsy-laden "Nola," sticks closer to the helmer's solid law background. Results, though only marginally more realistic, nevertheless conform to…
Focus Features can take a lot of pride in the robust opening of "Pride and Prejudice," which landed in 10th place despite bowing on just 215 screens. Jane Austen adaptation made $2.8 million, for a…
"I don't understand movies these days." It's a common lament among moviegoers but carries special weight coming from the mouth of scribe William Goldman.
Lack of nuance coupled with a weak screenplay ankle actor-turned-helmer Kamal Sadanah's well-meaning feminist tale "Brute." Story of an abusive husband in a small Indian village uses a nice parallel…
Terrific widescreen lensing and a strong cast of character actors can't compensate for a blah script and a serious piece of miscasting in semi-abstract triad drama "Mob Sister." Aiming for the look…
Suspected Indian mobster Salem Qayoom Ansari, AKA Abu Salem, appeared in court on Friday to face charges of murder, extorting money from Bollywood celebs and shooting at helmers-producers Rakesh…
Beverly Hills-based Indian billionaire Bhupendra Kumar Modi has set up entertainment shingle Spice, which will put $100 million into family-oriented films.