With non-U.S. coin repping 53% of worldwide box office last year, it's particularly worrisome that growth markets such as Russia and China remain plagued by film piracy.
Eric Bogosian's vision is honored with gripping ferocity by first-time director Alex Craig Mann. "SubUrbia" is written as an actors' showcase, and even when some of the situations are episodic and…
As studios clamor to quell piracy, international day-and-date releases are becoming less of an exception to the old rule of learn as you go.
Getting up at 3 a.m. to watch the Academy Awards was no problem for I.T. Intl. Theaters CEO Moshe "Mooky" Greidinger. The results were good for his Israeli distrib, Forum Films, which is handling…
New Zealand's Peter Jackson may have stolen all the headlines lately, but he's not the only Kiwi director brandishing a top-flight reputation for ingenuity and filmmaking excellence.
Melvin Van Peebles came to Hollywood in the 1950s to make films and was offered a job as an elevator operator instead. So he went to Europe to study astronomy only to have the stars lead him back to…
The glitz is back.
The multiplex building boom that has transformed the exhib biz worldwide over the past 10 years has barely touched some corners of the Earth, while there's still plenty of room for new screens in…
The latest example of the remarkable development of the exhib biz in Russia came March 10 with the announcement from United Intl. Pictures, the foreign arm of Paramount and Universal, that it would…
Brad Oscar and Roger Bart will return to the lead roles in "The Producers" on Broadway beginning April 6.
August Wilson will conclude his 10-play, decade-by-decade chronicle of the African-American experience in the 20th century with the world preem of "Radio Golf" at New Haven's Yale Repertory Theater…