Once upon a time, John Milius wrote a script titled "Apocalypse Now" as a guerrilla 16mm film project in which his USC filmmaking buddy George Lucas and a tiny crew were to risk life and limb filming…
As the holiday feature animation wars rage on, some theater owners may have to decide which cartoon heroine to bring home for Thanksgiving: Ariel or Anastasia.
In Francis Coppola's 1974 film "The Conversation," a surveillance expert played by Gene Hackman tinkers obsessively with high-tech gadgets, struggling to decode an enigmatic tape recording.
Saturday night's heavyweight championship fight in which Evander Holyfield scored a technical knockout over Michael Moorer rang up slightly more 700,000 buys in the pay-per-view universe, more than…
Many of the great filmmakers forged strong, ongoing relationships with a single composer: Hitchcock and Bernard Herrmann, Truffaut and Georges Delerue, Fellini and Nino Rota, to cite a few of the…
DreamWorks --- in a deal handled personally by co-founders Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg --- has perked up the dry spec market with a guaranteed $3 million preemptive purchase of Dale…
Fox Searchlight's "The Ice Storm" held on to the exclusives roster crown.
As production designer on 13 of Francis Ford Coppola's feature films, Dean Tavoularis has created cinematic environments of such varied styles, under so many different conditions, that any three…
Among "The Godfather's" many astonishments, the photography by Gordon Willis --- a rich play with light and shadow --- confirmed Willis' genius but was especially striking as an extension of Francis…
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. cut the size of its public stock offering by a little less than one-third Monday to $193 million, two days before the deal goes to market, in a sign that the Lion wasn't…