Forget all the darkly whispered rumors of the sinking of the hundreds of millions invested in the latest bigscreen retelling of the Titanic catastrophe. The joint studios Fox and Paramount can now be…
It's a shame that the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has discontinued its Newcomer of the Year award, because Bart the Bear would be the Pia Zadora of 1997: Bart stole 20th Century Fox's "The Edge"…
Hong Kong movies carried off the top prizes at Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards ceremony this year, taking 14 out of 22 nods.
Nothing brings out the unique nature of Hollywood's trademark blending of the sublime and absurd more than the Oscar race.
Conventional-wisdom says that the Academy simply won't allow 1996 to repeat itself in 1997, and permit last year's Oscar dominance by indie and foreign films.
If there was one picture this year that seemed destined to reap the whole works, it's Steven Spielberg's "Amistad."
Barry Kemp, the TV scribe and producer responsible for "Newhart" and "Coach," is moving like a blitzing linebacker into the feature world with three new projects to write and/or produce for Universal…
As in years past there is always room for an old-fashioned arthouse costume drama in the Oscar mix. And "The Wings of the Dove" has the strong possibility of copping beaucoup nominations in both the…
Not since "Chinatown" (1974) has a film about the corrupt past of Los Angeles been turned out with the buzz of "L.A. Confidential."
Even the critics who've taken Hollywood to task for producing a glut of underwhelming movies have to admit the problem doesn't rest with the performers. There's a crowded pack of first-rate thesps…
Gillian Armstrong's Australian love story, based on Peter Carey's novel, "Oscar and Lucinda,'' enormously benefits from being one of the few epics this season --- albeit lining up against more amply…