Two Euro co-productions were awarded the Grand Prix of the Americas for best film at the Montreal World Film Festival Monday night.
Akira Kurosawa, the internationally acclaimed Japanese film director, died Sunday in Tokyo of a stroke. He was 88. His landmark films, especially "The Seven Samurai," "Rashomon" and "Ikiru," were…
The Telluride Film Festival's 25th anniversary closed Monday with attendees buzzing about the pleasant surprise of Wes Anderson's "Rushmore" in a year of depressing nihilistic fare.
After working its way up the box office chart for more than seven weeks, 20th Century Fox's "There's Something About Mary" landed at No. 1 for the first time over the Labor Day frame, with a…
Trimark Pictures has concluded a deal with Kings Road Entertainment to distribute a package of its pics on video and digital videodisc in North America.
Steven Spielberg has tapped scribe Ron Bass to write the screenplay for his next film, "Memoirs of a Geisha."
John Malkovich will receive a Donostia Prize at the 46th San Sebastian Film Festival, which takes place Sept.17-26.
Cameron Diaz, whose hair-raising role in summer sleeper extraordinaire "There's Something About Mary" has catapulted her high onto Hollywood's A-list, is close to a deal to team with multi-Oscar…
William Fichtner, who helped save the world earlier this summer with Bruce Willis in "Armageddon," has landed back on Earth with a starring role opposite Demi Moore in the Lakeshore/Paramount…
Summer 1998 finished with a dot more than $2.6 billion to set a new seasonal record, smashing last year's heights by 16%.
United Intl. Pictures this month will have a last chance to avoid an enforced breakup by trying to convince European antitrust regulators that it does not stifle competition.