Indie shingle PorchLight Entertainment has acquired international, television and homevid distribution rights to "Heartwood," starring Hilary Swank ("Boys Don't Cry") and Jason Robards.
P.T. Anderson's "Magnolia" has been in the theaters for two months and has taken the roses and bricks tossed by critics. But no one, fan or foe, has written a word about "the secret" behind its…
"La Maladie de Sachs," vet helmer Michel Deville's adaptation of a Gallic bestseller, won the 53rd annual Prix Melies, the honor given to the best French film of the year by the French Union of Film…
In a weekend when a slew of top-drawer titles got shunted to a lower shelf thanks to Disney/Pixar's "Toy Story 2" at the overseas box office, Fox's "The Beach" got a first-class international sendoff.
"Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" and "Mad TV" snagged the most nominations announced Monday for the Hollywood Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist Guild Awards for 1999.
Set for his first Oscarcast appearance, Jude Law has been tapped to be a presenter at the Acad kudocast.
Outbidding two other studios, Tom Hanks' production shingle at Universal, the Playtone Co., inked a six-figure advance against close to $1 million for "A Cold Case," an article in the Feb. 14 New…
Christian Gaines, who since 1996 has guided the Hawaii Intl. Film Festival, has been axed as director of the organization.
Box office temperatures in many territories jumped from chilly to warm last week, fueled by dashing debutantes "American Beauty," "Sleepy Hollow," "Double Jeopardy," "The World Is Not Enough" and…
Kevin Kline will make his feature helming debut, "The Palace Thief," for Fine Line Features. Best known for comedic roles in pics like "In & Out," "Dave" and "A Fish Called Wanda," the Oscar-winning…