After the surprise exit of Fox studio chief Bill Mechanic, observers are weighing the possibilities given the likelihood that the studio will launch a search for outside candidates.
The Baltimore Orioles of the American League made a preseason appearance in Havana in March 1999, the first time in 38 years that a baseball team from the U.S. had set foot on Cuban soil. While the…
Fine Line Features has optioned "Pride and Glory" from Gregory and Gavin O'Connor, the directing-producing brothers behind Fine Line's Academy Award-nominated "Tumbleweeds."
In the world of camp, heterosexuality has always been the biggest joke of all. The Charles Busches of the theater may wear dresses, but it is the foibles and quirks of straight lovers that they…
Amigos turn against each other in "Four Dogs Playing Poker," a by-the-numbers thriller that never manages to stake out much nastiness to call its own. Some scenes are indifferently staged, and thesps…
Miramax will take a stake in French indie Bac Majestic and has renewed a three-year deal with its distribution banner Bac Films. Miramax's Rick Sands described the company headed by Jean Labadie as…
The legendary jazz music scene of Los Angeles' Central Avenue during the 1930s and '40s is paid fond tribute by director Marc Lazard's "Stanley's Gig." It's affable and well-cast yet otherwise a…
The title of director Jian Hong Kuo's debut feature, "Dog Story," has a number of possible interpretations. Any way you read it, "Dog Story" is constructed as a series of unrelated bits -- part crime…
Like Jim Carrey's character in "Me, Myself & Irene," the summer box office has a split personality. For the third straight weekend, a couple of pics -- mostly the debuting "Irene" from Fox and…
Studio Canal closed a deal Early Thursday for dramatic rights to Harlan Coben's "Big Tears Fall" for high-six figures against a guaranteed million.