Treading emotional and thematic territory similar to that of his two previous directorial outings, Sean Penn delivers an artful downer in "The Pledge." Pic displays evidence of Penn's growing…
With no recount needed, Steven Soderbergh's "Traffic" earned three kudos from the Florida Film Critics Circle, including best picture, director and supporting actor (Benicio Del Toro). Helmer drew…
In a first for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, two University film professors have been tapped as Academy Film Scholars by the Academy Foundation. Tino Balio, a professor in the…
It seems "Independence Day" really is coming for Teutonic helmer Roland Emmerich and producing partner Dean Devlin, with insiders at Columbia saying that Centropolis Entertainment's deal with the…
"Basic Instinct 2," the David Cronenberg-directed sequel to the megahit about the icepick-wielding sociopathic novelist played by Sharon Stone, suddenly seems to be on thin ice. Scripted by Leora…
Buena Vista Intl. and Sony took top honors in the 2000 overseas box office race.
How tough is it for foreign-language films in the U.S.? Just look at the list of movies officially submitted by 46 countries contending for the Oscar's upcoming nominations. Thirty-eight of the…
New Line Cinema has enlisted Richard Regen to adapt the remake of Jean-Pierre Melville's 1970 thriller "Le Cercle Rouge" (The Red Circle), with Brett Ratner ("Rush Hour") attached to direct.
This year finds the 12th annual Nortel Networks Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival returning to its roots.
Fox has named Ted Gagliano president of feature post-production for 20th Century Fox and Joe Hartwick prexy of physical production.
"She is a fabulous actress. Sometimes when seeing her perform, I totally forget about the camera," Swedish cinematographer-director Sven Nykvist once remarked of Liv Ullmann. "She is here to bear…