Veteran helmer Bahram Bayzai ("Bashu, the Little Stranger," "The Travelers") throws fans a curve ball with the frantically paced thriller "Killing Mad Dogs," which won numerous prizes in the national…
Entertainment entrepreneur Philip Anschutz has come out of the shadows in his quest for Edwards Theaters Circuit. Anschutz most recently snatched up Regal Cinemas debt.
Kenneth A. Carlson's "Go Tigers!" scores impressively as a sharply observed and richly detailed nonfiction feature that plays like feel-good, crowd-pleasing entertainment. Arguably the best…
Russell Crowe, who just scored a best-thesp Oscar nom for "Gladiator," will be feted as male star of the year at ShoWest 2001.
The Walt Disney Co. is planning to release at least five large-format films in the next few years, beginning with a retooled "Beauty and the Beast" for Imax theaters skedded for March 8, 2002.
BERESFORD HEADED HOME: Aussie helmer Bruce Beresford has agreed to direct for Warner Bros. an epic love story framed around his home continent’s penal colony origins. Beresford is teaming with…
While reiterating that its cash levels are dangerously low, Los Angeles movie company Kushner-Locke posted a narrowed fiscal first-quarter loss of $1.8 million on Wednesday.
A co-venture involving Sumner Redstone's National Amusements circuit set a splashy L.A. debut for its movies-and-dining concept, the Bridge, by announcing a deal Wednesday to lease a new megaplex .
The battle for Silver Cinemas rages on, as a bankruptcy court judge Wednesday nixed bids by digital cinema comer Madstone Films and by a group of lenders to the Landmark Theatres parent.
Steven Soderbergh and George Clooney's Warner Bros.-based Section Eight has pounced on the film rights to the upcoming novel "The Good German," a large-canvas historical romance that will be…
Miramax Films is in final negotiations with Intermedia for North and South American rights to Phillip Noyce's "The Quiet American." The $30 million pic starts shooting Saturday in Ho Chi Minh City…