Hollywood groaned when Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) reannointed himself Capitol Hill's cultural conscience and promised to legislate the entertainment industry into further submission. Then…
John Malone's pay TV network Starz! has pulled in Shooting Gallery as a linchpin of the most elaborate programming strategy yet for Starz! Cinema, the channel's 20-month-old mini-pay clone.
Devised as a mock public education film about the dangers of masturbation, "The Trouble With Lou" offers 45 minutes or so of ribald hilarity before running out of steam. And while no movie with this…
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Sony's "The Wedding Planner" unwrapped another $11 million "Wedding" gift from moviegoers in its second weekend for an estimated $28.2 million cume in its first 10 days.
Jodie Foster said she had a "heavy heart" over ankling the presidency of the Cannes Intl. Film Fest jury. Thesp has replaced Nicole Kidman in Columbia's "The Panic Room."
"Dancing in September" is the decorous and conventional version of "Bamboozled." This critique of the racial images that blacks themselves choose to serve up on television has a few pertinent things…
Thia Montroy has joined Paramount-based Lynda Obst Prods. as VP of development.
A little Sergio Leone here, a little "Sleepy Hollow" there and, uh, martial arts-style confrontations are all deftly melded in "Brotherhood of the Wolf," an attempt to elucidate the French urban…
THERE IT WAS, in the Jan. 26 ads for “The Wedding Planner”: a quote from Curtis Waller of MTV Radio, hailing the film as “The best date movie of the year!” Clearly, Mr. Waller knows that this phrase…
John Leguizamo and Kathleen DeMarco's Lower East Side Films has renewed its first-look film and television deal with Miramax.
A wholly familiar ethnic family drama, "American Chai" treats the most hackneyed of culture-clash cliches as though they were somehow novel. Preferring syrupy melodrama to real emotional exploration…