"This is the greatest moment in my life. It's better than an Academy Award," said Lazlo Kovacs as he accepted his Lifetime Achievement Award at the Camerimage festival here. "This festival is the…
The Miramax/Universal co-production "Shakespeare in Love" topped the exclusives roster in its first outing. John Madden's romantic comedy starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Joseph Fiennes rang up $210,419…
"Armageddon" had a scorching preem in Japan, amassing $7.3 million in two days and blasting Buena Vista Intl. to its biggest-ever bow in the crucial market. Unspooling on 263 screens, "Armageddon"…
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The financial breakdown of how the British government intends to restructure film funding has split the U.K. movie biz, with some industryites severely disappointed, and others guardedly optimistic.
American Movie Classics for the first time has purchased a film library: 89 pictures made by American Intl. Pictures, including 34 films made by James Nicholson and Sam Arkoff, often called the…
The Motion Picture Assn. of America is launching an anti-camcording campaign in New York this month, designed to deter illegal recording in area movie theaters.
Kevin Allen will write, produce and direct the comedy-thriller "R.V." for Interscope Communications. Pitch is about an 8-wheel recreation vehicle that allows old-timers to be hip and trendy.
"Out of Sight" helmer Steven Soderbergh is in talks to direct Universal's tentatively titled "Erin Brockovich Project," a picture Jersey Films has been developing as a starring vehicle for Julia…
DreamWorks' "Saving Private Ryan" took its first critical beachhead Saturday, winning three prizes from the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn., including best picture. The World War II saga also received…
Paramount's "Star Trek: Insurrection" rocketed to a studio-estimated $22.4 million debut, the third highest opening in the space franchise's 19-year history on the big screen.
Paramount Pictures and producer Donald DeLine completed a preemptive buy of a comic pitch by Larry Levin ("Doctor Dolittle") that the studio hopes can be converted into a vehicle that will hook a big…