UIP/DreamWorks' "Gladiator" made a huge splash at the overseas box office over the weekend, when most serious competition ducked for cover, while "American Beauty" and "The Beach" reached important…
Amos Gitai's autobiographical, virtually plotless depiction of the experiences of a small medical unit on the front-line during the 1973 Yom Kippur War, in which Syrian and Egyptian forces made a…
The ink's barely dry on the new fall skeds, and already at least one web is making changes. Fox has decided to push back the premiere of new 20th Century Fox TV laffer "Schimmel" — which had been…
Admirers of the great Swedish director Ingmar Bergman will find much to enjoy in this personal and revelatory film about the destructive forces unleashed by thoughtless sexual misbehavior.
Will Ferrell has signed to join Mike Myers in "Dieter," the Universal/Imagine comedy directed by Bo Welch and produced by Brian Grazer.
Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin ("Children of a Lesser God") will join Camryn Manheim ("The Practice") in the ABC telepic "The Last Laugh," an update of Edmond Rostand's "Cyrano de Bergerac."…
Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald have renewed their contract as co-heads of DreamWorks Pictures, signing on for six more years in a deal that also calls for them to produce more pictures themselves…
Samuel Goldwyn Films and CanWest Films have acquired all U.S. distribution rights to the Oz romantic comedy "Better Than Sex."
With Blockbuster bowing out as the Fort Lauderdale Intl. Film Festival's title sponsor, the Fathom Motion Picture Co. has become the fest's primary financial backer.
Kristian Levring, who conjured the Dogma 95 manifesto with fellow Danes Lars Von Trier ("The Idiots"), Thomas Vinterberg ("The Celebration") and Sorn Kragh-Jacobson ("Mifune"), gives the movement its…
The Intl. Cinematographers Guild on Friday announced winners of its fourth annual Short Film Showcase. From 70 submissions 8 winners were picked, all of which screened last week at the Cannes Film…