Adam Dawtrey: London Eye
It's not exactly a swing back to the era when mainstream distribbers squabbled over credit card movies -- but it's close.
While the "Terminator" and the feisty gals of "Charlie's Angels" will be dueling for audiences in the U.S. just a week apart this summer, those juggernauts won't be within spitting distance of each…
Peter Bart - The Backlot
John Wells has made a mint helping create such TV hits as "E.R.," "Third Watch" and "West Wing." So what's he done with all that mass-market moolah? He's helping ensure that quirky indie films find…
As the world braced for war, U.S. distribs were sticking to their release plans overseas but understandably feeling antsy about the duration of the battle and its impact on cinemagoing.
In showbiz parlance, taking a bath is rarely a good thing. But helmer Adrian Lyne's visit to a bathroom supply shop in Avignon, France was excellent news for budding filmmaker Emmanuel Sadda, whose…
If you watch movies to escape reality, this might not be the ideal week to check out "Deterrence." Writer-director Rod Lurie's low-budget thriller, released by Paramount Classics in March 2000…
A quick bounce back to its production heyday may be too much for Hong Kong's film industry to hope for, but a gradual rise may suffice. Plagued by falling production numbers -- 92 last year, down…
He's back. He's trying to be invisible, but having trouble doing so. After all, he's still Mike Ovitz. And despite all his war wounds, he savors the spotlight.