'Captain' Cruising at No. 1 as Weekend B.O. Flies Low (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
The boxoffice in North America remained in a rut this past weekend as three new wide releases hit theaters and not one sparked audience interest at levels needed to lift the business out of its recent malaise.
'Spidey 2' Conquers Italy; 'Village' Still Tops (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
The awakening of Italy after its traditional summer siesta, a national holiday in Japan and the start of school holidays in Australia, Mexico and parts of Germany contributed to a sturdy weekend at the overseas boxoffice.
Sony on Brink of $1 Billion in Domestic Box Office (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Thanks largely to help from your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, Sony Pictures Releasing is on track to generate more than $1 billion in annual domestic box office gross for the third consecutive year and the fourth time in the company's history.
'Star Wars' DVD Box Sales in Stratosphere (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
"Star Wars Trilogy," the most anticipated DVD of the year, generated $115 million in worldwide sales during its first day in release Tuesday, but that figure from executives at 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment also includes sales of the "Star Wars Battlefront" video game.
Palast's DVD Sheds Light on 'Bush Family Fortunes' (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
While most people have heard of Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11," which comes out on video Oct. 5, few have heard of "Bush Family Fortunes: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy," which goes on sale Tuesday on DVD.
Hollywood Fest Has Passion for Gibson (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Backed by the success of "The Passion of the Christ," Mel Gibson will be feted by the Hollywood Film Festival with the Hollywood Producer of the Year Award.
'Pritish Nandy Communications' gets prestigious tag (Glamsham.com)
Pritish Nandy Communications ( PNC ) has been awarded the ISO 9001: 2000 certification, an acknowledgement that its dreams of becoming a corporate house are turning real.
'Pritish Nandy Communications' gets prestigious tag (Yahoo! India News)
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Pritish Nandy Communications (PNC) has been awarded the ISO 9001: 2000 certification, an acknowledgement that its dreams of becoming a corporate house are turning real.
Choir lines up as bell rings for new term (The Ham&High Network)
rings and the class of 2004-2005 take their places. It is the start of the first term of the new year. This is not school, however, but the first evening rehearsal for the 200 plus members of the Highgate Choral Society after a well-deserved summer break.
'Resident Evil: Apocalypse' leads in North American boxoffice (AFP via Yahoo! News)
"Resident Evil: Apocalypse," a movie based on a popular computer game, took in 23 million dollars in its debut, ensuring itself the top spot at the North American box office, according to final weekend figures.
Further Details (DVD Answers)
Miramax Home Entertainment has announced the region one release of martial arts drama Hero , which stars Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Maggie Cheung and Zhang Ziyi. The film, which is fairing surprisingly well at the boxoffice, will be available to own from the 30th November this year, priced at around $29.99. The film itself will be presented in 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen along with both Dolby Digital 5.1 and DTS 6.1 tracks.
Acclaimed movies snubbed at boxoffice (Glamsham.com)
Though " Yuva " and " Phir Milenge " were critically acclaimed, they were snubbed at the turnstiles and brought to light the dichotomy facing the cinema churned out of Mumbai-based studios.