Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences were in a fightin' mood as two combat films, "Gladiator" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," paced the race for the 73rd annual Oscars, with…
Sony Classics has picked up North American theatrical, homevideo and television rights to Czech hit "Divided We Fall."
Veteran manager Marc Epstein has joined Handprint Entertainment, bringing with him such clients as Nicole Kidman, Janet McTeer, Ben Chaplin, Martin Donovan and Tony-nominated stage actor Sam Trammell.
"Traffic" producer Ed Zwick was awakened by Russell Schwartz from USA Films with the nomination news, which gave him a jump on making his kids' school lunches. Reflecting on "Traffic's" five nods, he…
If Cannes topper Gilles Jacob picked horses instead of films, he'd have to spend most of his time counting his winnings: The top two films plus 11 of the 18 runners-up in a new French movie poll…
A contrived but entirely workable premise is given a well-tooled treatment in "Sweet November," a femme-slanted doomed romance with a heavily calculated feel to it. Pic centered on a kookie young…
Twentieth Century Fox is going ape over its latest summer franchise and the merchandising possibilities it's likely to spawn.
Eight of France's best-known actresses, including Catherine Deneuve, Emmanuelle Beart and Virginie Ledoyen, are to co-star in "Eight Women," the next movie by Gallic helmer Francois Ozon.
Continuing his habit of radical shifts in subject matter from film to film, Patrice Leconte follows his romantic costumer "The Widow of Saint-Pierre" with an intimate love story of two lost souls…
The American Film Market has announced its series of 2001 seminars to be held Feb. 21-28, including sessions organized by the WGA/West, the DGA, IFP/West and Women in Film.
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