Walter Hill, whose producing credits include the "Alien" franchise, has taken over as director of United Artists' similarly themed sci-fi thriller "Supernova," which helmer Geoffrey Wright ankled…
C.J. Rapp Pittman will receive the Directors Guild of America's 1998 Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award. The award is given to an associate director or stage manager in recognition of service to…
The American Museum of the Moving Image will honor Dustin Hoffman at its 13th annual salute March 19 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.
After breaking an endless series of box office records, “Titanic” this week crossed over the ultimate threshhold: To no one’s surprise, it became the first film to pass $1 billion in worldwide…
Warner Bros.' "Dangerous Beauty" conquered the exclusive box office throne in its second weekend.
February shattered the record books with a powerful $466.8 million box office, exceeding last year's former heights by 20%. It was Paramount's "Titanic" that ruled the waves of moviegoers…
R “Breast Men” (HBO Home Video); “for sexuality and nudity, language and drug use.” “Character” (Sony Pictures Classics); “for violence.” “Don King: Only In America” (HBO Home Video); “for strong…
Gus Wayne, one of the 124 midgets who graced the screen in “The Wizard of Oz” in 1939, died Jan 23 of heart failure at a nursing home in Lakeland, Fla. He was 77. Wayne had been in ill health since…
After a weeklong trial, the fate of the man accused of lying in wait for Steven Spielberg with the intention of raping him is in a jury's hands. Jonathan Norman, charged with one felony count of…
U.S. submissions for the Intl. Critics Week (La Semaine International De La Critique Francaise) section of the Cannes Film Festival will be screened March 19-26 at the Tribeca Film Center in New York.
Richard C. Glouner, a third-generation cinematographer who worked in the industry for over 40 years, died Feb. 9 of Lou Gehrig's Disease at a hospital in Newport Beach. He was 66.