How's this for mixed signals? The Walt Disney Co. disgorged the Weinstein brothers, but then made a deal with Scott Rudin. Its CEO, Bob Iger, said he wanted to scale back budgets, but Disney is…
The Mideast film biz is facing some chaos as it grapples with inconsistent censorship and falling box office due rampant piracy and competition from satellite TV. And piracy has gone beyond simply…
Movies may be the key to keeping Walt Disney Co. stock kicking and Wall Street investors smiling. in recent years, Wall Street has been focused on Disney's ability turn around ABC and its consumer…
There are 20 films being screened in the official competition at Cannes. But there's an unofficial competition among pics being screened in incomplete form. And their numbers are growing.
Columbia's laffer "RV" is all about the pitfalls of family travel, right down to the tagline: "On a family vacation, no one can hear you scream."
Scientist-turned-filmmaker Randy Olson deploys a wide range of humorous teaching aids in "A Flock of Dodos" to fabricate an illustrated wake-up call to the scientific community to abandon its…
Iranian auds could find themselves acquainted with the Gitmo detention camp sooner than they expected -- on the bigscreen that is.
"United 93" may touch too raw an emotional nerve for some moviegoers, but political conservatives have latched onto the pic, hoping that Paul Greengrass' vivid re-creation of the events of Sept. 11…
It's hard to imagine a more acutely American story than "United 93," which bowed Stateside to emotional reactions last week. But it took a British filmmaker and a London-based production company…
Universal is prepping for two break-ups: the Jennifer Aniston/Vince Vaughn comedy and the studio's 2007 split from Paramount on the UIP distribution venture.