The mood of festgoers changed entirely Saturday, along with the weather, as the Cannes Film Festival found its first unqualified hit. Pedro Almodovar's "All About My Mother" is a deeply engaging and…
"It's a mystery," as that "Shakespeare in Love" character would say.
The spring doldrums ground on at overseas cinemas last week, relieved in a handful of territories by good-to-excellent bows by "The Matrix," "Forces of Nature," "Entrapment" and "I Still Know What…
-- "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" and "Sesame Street" dominated Saturday's creative arts Daytime Emmy Awards, with each skien picking up four statuettes at the 26th annual ceremonies.
Motion Intl., the distribution division of Coscient, has signed a multi-year distribution agreement with the French independent distrib M5, the two companies announced Wednesday.
Mark Bauman has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of Encore Media Group, announced Encore chairman and CEO John Sie.
Jamie Foxx is set to star in Castle Rock Entertainment's action-comedy "Bait," to be directed by Stephen Surjik ("Wayne's World II"). Castle Rock is co-producing the pic with Village Roadshow. Warner…
Rupert Murdoch is installing Tony Ball, chief exec of Fox/Liberty Networks, as the new head of BSkyB, a move that will bring Ball's considerable experience in sports rights to bear on the U.K.'s TV…
In European terms, Spain has a medium-sized movie industry and market: Total film production investment in 1998 came in at about $120 million on 79 pics produced in 1998; the average budget of a…
Good Machine has inked "American Movie" helmer Chris Smith to make a fictional film based on Harvey Pekar's comic book series "American Splendor."
Stanley Kubrick called himself a "demented perfectionist," and there were few who disagreed Sunday during a tribute to the late director of gems like "2001: A Space Odyssey" and "A Clockwork Orange."