A scrupulously faithful adaptation of the successful young adult novel by Louis Sachar, "Holes" will no doubt speak clearly to its intended early teen audience. The book about a group of wayward boys…
Helmer Jan Hrebejk's "Pupendo" is powering the Czech B.O., racking up more than 300,000 admissions since opening three weeks ago. Only the two "Lord of the Rings" movies have bettered those figures.
Industryites in Toronto are working to allay fears that the SARS virus could be a threat to visiting cast, crew and fest-goers.
The Cannes Film Festival announced the members of this year's jury on Wednesday, and the nine-strong line-up includes two Americans -- actress Meg Ryan and helmer Steven Soderbergh.
"Films That Time Forgot" is a Web feature that reviews bottom-shelf videos, and it's only one poignant part of the Onion A.V. Club site, itself an off-shoot Web site of The Onion that is mostly…
DreamWorks has optioned writer Thomas Eidson's Western epic "St. Agnes' Stand" for Martin Scorsese to direct.
Katherine Fugate has sold a dark comedy pitch to New Line Cinema, with Jennifer Aniston to star and produce. Fugate will write the as-yet-untitled project, in which Aniston would play the wife of a…
Miramax Films has engineered an $8 million deal with NBC's Bravo that will funnel 12 theatrical movies to the cable network, including "Good Will Hunting," "Bridget Jones's Diary" and "Life Is…
Jack Nicholson's movies usually have better second-week holds than those starring Adam Sandler. So it will be intriguing to watch whether the elder co-star's sturdier gams help "Anger Management"…
Composer Randy Edelman will receive the 2003 Richard Kirk Award for career achievement at the BMI Film & TV Awards May 14 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Merv Griffin will receive the BMI…
Sheldon Turner's love for Walter Kirn's "Up in the Air" has paid off handsomely -- his spec adaptation of the novel has landed at the DreamWorks-based Montecito Picture Co. in a deal valued at…