Screenwriter and novelist Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, who collaborated for five decades with James Ivory and Ismail Merchant and won Oscars for “A Room With a View” and “Howards End,” died of a pulmonary…
Heat And Dust
If daunting physical conditions served as an impediment to Dean Semler, he wouldn't have much of a career. But this sturdy, versatile cinematographer -- characterized by an ageless enthusiasm and an…
Richard Stephen Robbins, who composed the scores for most Merchant Ivory films, drawing two Oscar nominations in the process, died on Nov. 7 in Rhinebeck, N.Y., following a long struggle with…
The devastating psychological damage experienced by British soldiers who have served in Iraq is presented via straight-to-camera monologues in "The Somnambulists," the sincere but painfully earnest…
Richly informed by the real struggles of Western Australians to overcome legacies of male violence.
Fred Atkins, co-founder of Feref Associates, which produces key art for major film campaigns in the U.K., died Oct. 28 in East Sussex, U.K., of kidney failure caused by cancer. He was 82.
British thesp Christopher Cazenove, who played Ben Carrington on "Dynasty," died Wednesday of septicaemia in London. He was 66.
Merchant Ivory Prods. has appointed Hanway Films to handle worldwide rights to its library of 21 features, including "Howards End," "Heat and Dust" and "Shakespeare Wallah."
The battle between "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Scientology is escalating.
Heat and "Dust" set the tone as the 58th Venice Intl. Film Festival got under way Wednesday amid sweltering humidity, an opening ceremony low on star wattage and a downbeat critical response to the…
Jeepers Creepers" has a bugaboo, fun house freakishness to it. It's a pared-down horror exercise whose sole purpose is to shock its audience with a series of sneaky, well-timed scares.
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