Third world and exotic fare dominated the awards at the 50th Locarno Intl. Film Festival (Aug. 6-16), where pulses were raised more by the sweltering temperatures in this Swiss-Italian lakeside…
After a career that spans three decades --- including an Oscar for "Tender Mercies" and memorable work in the first two "Godfather" pictures, "The Great Santini," "Lonesome Dove," "Network" and…
United Artists will open its first theater in Thailand on Friday. The $5 million project to build the five-screen multiplex is a joint venture called Siam UATC, in which UA, Britain's Pacific Media…
Microsoft Corp. officials have taken issue with Daily Variety's report Friday that Microsoft plans to shut down its popular Cinemania World Wide Web site.
TV Azteca shares closed up almost 1 point Friday to $19.18 during its first day of trading on the N.Y. Stock Exchange.
Local news veteran Terri Merryman will join KCAL as a news anchor and correspondent starting Sept. 2.
Orion Pictures lost $25.2 million in the second quarter, the last accounting period before Orion was acquired by MGM, Orion's former parent company Metromedia Intl. Group said in a Securities…
Mira Sorvino is near a deal to star with Harvey Keitel in "Lulu on the Bridge," the directorial debut of "Smoke" scribe Paul Auster.
Music industry publicity vet Deborah Radel has ankled her post as veep of publicity and artist relations for MCA Music Publishing and has bowed her own eponymous praisery.
"Devil's Island," Icelandic director Fridrik Thor Fridriksson's humorous postwar tale of survival and dependence, walked away Friday night with the Nordic Amanda prize for best feature film at an…
Just one week after ankling his job as VP of Michael Besman's Ballyhoo Films and striking out on his own, Daniel Bobker has set up his eponymous banner's first feature project at MGM. The studio has…