Australian Competition and Consumer Commission member Ross Jones figures to draw the biggest crowd at at this week's Australian Intl. Movie Convention.
The rains poured down, but the movies bloomed at the 54th Locarno Intl. Film Festival, which under new director Irene Bignardi showed every sign of renewal after several years in the doldrums.
It's quiet out there. Too quiet. Film production in the U.K. has come close to a standstill in the past few weeks, as a succession of international pics have stalled in the midst of pre-production.
Elizabeth Gabler boosted her stock in executive circles by shepherding Twentieth Century Fox "Cast Away," which grossed more than $400 million worldwide.
"Debra (Winger) behaved very well," says Janet Maslin passionately, countering published suggestions that she did otherwise ( Daily Variety, Monday, Aug. 13). "She was not the problem."
The 74th annual Academy Awards rules are being mailed this week to the approximately 5,750 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Runaway French hit "Amelie From Montmartre" will be the official closing-night pic at the Montreal World Film Festival, fest president Serge Losique announced Tuesday.
The Toronto Intl. Film Festival has announced three new Gala preems for the event, including helmer Antoine Fuqua's "Training Day," starring Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke; the Hughes brothers'…
Cue the wrecking ball: George Lucas is waiting in the wings. Effects shop Industrial Light & Magic and other Lucas Digital operations aim to make their new home in San Francisco's Presidio by about…
The upcoming Norwegian Film Festival will screen 118 films from 17 countries and includes tributes to Stanley Kubrick and "local girl" Marilyn Monroe, whose father, Edvard Mortensen, was a baker from…
"Pearl Harbor's" record-busting preem in China helped propel the WWII epic's foreign cume past $200 million last weekend, while "Planet of the Apes," "Jurassic Park III" and "A.I. Artificial…