Third world and exotic fare dominated the awards at the 50th Locarno Intl. Film Festival (Aug. 6-16), where pulses were raised more by the sweltering temperatures in this Swiss-Italian lakeside…
Only the toughest beasts and villains could stand the heat during a wilting European frame at the foreign box office.
The Walt Disney Co. has developed a sudden fascination for Massachusetts politics. The reason: a bizarre controversy surrounding "A Civil Action," a movie starring John Travolta that is now in…
Following the recent departure of Miramax execs John Logigian and Scott Greenstein, the indie powerhouse has reorganized its business and legal affairs department under its new head, Neil Sacker, who…
Warner Bros. has picked up the rights to an untitled seafaring action-adventure pitch by screenwriter Alexander Cary for a low-six-figures against mid-six-figures sum.
Overseas Film Group reported a $1.2 million net loss equal to 21¢ a share in the second quarter following writedowns on its films "The Designated Mourner," "johns" and "Jerusalem."
Atom Egoyan, the acclaimed Canuck director whose current film "The Sweet Hereafter" won the Grand Prix du Jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival, has inked a deal with Mel Gibson and Bruce Davey's…
Mira Sorvino is near a deal to star with Harvey Keitel in "Lulu on the Bridge," the directorial debut of "Smoke" scribe Paul Auster.
United Artists will open its first theater in Thailand on Friday. The $5 million project to build the five-screen multiplex is a joint venture called Siam UATC, in which UA, Britain's Pacific Media…
There was a new beat at the box office as Miramax's "Cop Land" finished first for the weekend with an estimated $12.8 million.
Orion Pictures lost $25.2 million in the second quarter, the last accounting period before Orion was acquired by MGM, Orion's former parent company Metromedia Intl. Group said in a Securities…