"Not of This World," directed and co-written by Italian filmmaker Giuseppe Piccioni, won the grand jury prize Friday at the conclusion of the 13th annual AFI Los Angeles Intl. Film Festival.
Two intimate dramas, Bernardo Bertolucci's "Besieged" and Giuseppe Piccioni's "Not of This World," took the main prizes chosen by a jury of international critics at the 1999 Grolle d'Oro awards for…
Pedro Almodovar's "All About My Mother" has been selected by the Spanish Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as Spain's candidate for the best foreign-language film Oscar.
Miracle Entertainment and Firestorm Pictures have formed an alliance designed to make studio films that offer the majors mid-level budgets and near zero risk, since the partners will provide most of…
The Christopher Awards, which honor creative works that "positively impact and shape our world," has announced deadlines for entries for its 51st annual ceremony, taking place in Manhattan on Feb. 24.
Will Helmer John Madden ever contemplate contemporary life? Perhaps, but his current triad of projects under development would indicate otherwise.
Director Peter Hyams is in final negotiations to helm "The Core" for Paramount Pictures -- one of several projects in the vein of "Journey to the Center of the Earth" in development around town.
At the multiplex, no one can hear you scream. Such is the case when studios try to schedule pics around Halloween, anyway. When debuts come within two days of the holiday, auds tend to shrivel up…
"The Sopranos" writer-creator David Chase has inked a deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment to write and helm his first feature, an action-comedy titled "Female Suspects" for Columbia Pictures.
As the mid-November cut-off for submission of Oscar-contending foreign-language films draws closer, several European countries have made their selections, including France, which has chosen Regis…
Gary Sinyor, who directed New Line Cinema's upcoming romantic comedy "The Bachelor," has been tapped to helm another pic in the same genre for the same studio.