Hey, hey, hey? No, no, no. A clunky mix of animated hijinx, live-action farce and inspirational uplift, "Fat Albert" is flat-footed and ham-handed in its attempt to reconstitute a popular '70s TV…
The Chicago Film Critics Assn., following the cues of the New York, Los Angeles and New York Online Critics, has named "Sideways" the best picture of 2004.
Just for Variety: Everybody and his brother has been naming winners and nominees for their best of 2004, so I asked Oscar show producer Gil Cates what's happening with the Acad's Feb.27 date at the…
"Ocean's Twelve," "The Incredibles" and "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events" were the big winners overseas last weekend, while the most conspicuous loser was "Andrew Lloyd Webber's The…
Scripter-helmer Mohammad Ali Sajjadi crafts an engrossing tapestry that may finally bring him international recognition after two decades behind the camera. "The Crime" is more about the…
Gotham-based distrib Kino Intl. has acquired North American rights to Karen Shakhnarazov's "The Rider Named Death" and Volker Schlondorff's "The Ninth Day."
Trisha Rothkrans, chief exec of Ausfilm, the agency that promotes Australia as a production location, will depart when her contract ends in June.
Katherine Butler has been appointed head of development at FilmFour, the movie arm of Channel 4. She was previously head of development at Alison Owen's production company Ruby Films and its sister…
British-born writer-director Colin Nutley's first feature set in his native land, "The Queen of Sheba's Pearls," is a slow-burning slice of period-Brit magical realism that pays powerful dividends in…
Argentinean animated blockbuster "Patoruzito" is spawning a toon studio in the South American nation. Co-producer Jorge Rodriguez of Red Lojo Entertainment has drawn up plans to exploit fully the…
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$35.1M Universal Pictures -34.92%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$30.1M Fox -29.51%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$974,415 Cumulative:$212.9M Warner Brothers -37.02%