Award-winning experimental filmmaker Nina Menkes will team up with producers Andrea Sperling and Gus Van Sant for her next picture, "Heatstroke."
The AFI International Film Festival announced its upcoming 1999 edition will be based exclusively in Hollywood. Citing a 90% boost in attendance for last year's outing and a need to centralize…
In cities and towns across the nation, the lines are already snaking around the block as the army of "Star Wars" fans begins the ritual of buying tickets and camping out until 12:01 a.m. next…
Universal wrapped up the domestic marketplace with a record-breaking $44.7 million debut for "The Mummy." The effects-laden horror adventure exhumed the top May non-holiday preem ever in its…
The first feature by Paul Quinn -- collaborating with his brothers Aidan and Declan Quinn -- is an ambitious multigenerational tale of love, family and tragedy that's effective despite a rough-hewn…
April showered the box office with the first record-breaking frame of 1999, posting a 30-day cume of $448.2 million. Admissions for the span weren't quite as heady, however, slipping 2% from 1998 and…
"La Bomba," a sly comedy about two waiters posing as mobsters in New York's Little Italy, received the audience award at the closing ceremonies Saturday of the first Los Angeles Festival of Italian…
The Slamdance Film Festival will spread its wings and descend upon the south of France May 17 and 18 with Slamdance in Cannes. A selection of 16 features and shorts from the fest's most recent…
The third annual City of Lights, City of Angels premieres tonight at the Directors Guild, with Bertrand Tavernier's "Ca Commence Aujourd'hui" ("It Starts Today"), a Berlin Festival selection.
The documentary short category of the Academy Awards is once again on death row and awaiting a reprieve from the governors.