Think of "Porky's" with pigskins and you've got "Varsity Blues," an unappetizing mix of raucously vulgar comedy and teen-angst melodrama. Paramount may attract teenage ticket buyers and score an OK…
Producer/director Norman F. Jewison will receive the Irving G. Thalberg memorial award on Oscar night.
Blindness, both literal and metaphorical, provides the context for the contempo love story "At First Sight." The schmaltzy Val Kilmer-Mira Sorvino starrer about a blind man who recovers, then loses…
A strong lineup of big-name directors, including Terrence Malick, Robert Altman, Claude Chabrol, Bertrand Tavernier and David Cronenberg, are tipped for competition spots in the 49th Berlin Film…
John Frankenheimer ("Ronin") will direct the thriller "Reindeer Games" for Miramax's genre banner Dimension Films.
Bearing traces of inspiration from such no-frills B&W comedies as "Stranger Than Paradise" and "In the Soup," and from writers William Burroughs and Charles Bukowski, "Hotel Room" weaves together…
MGM emerged victorious from another skirmish in its lawsuit with Sony Pictures Entertainment over the right to make James Bond films. On Dec. 28, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied Sony's…
Things get curiouser and curiouser at Universal. "Curious George," the big-budget pic based on the well-known children's book, has been put in turnaround at Universal and its producers, Imagine…
Jon Shestack, executive VP of production with Universal-based Beacon Pictures, will take over as prexy of production for a new, improved development-minded Artisan Entertainment on Feb. 1.
Adding a little French flair to its producer ranks, 20th Century Fox has inked a deal with Franco helmer Luc Besson to move his Seaside Prods. banner from Sony to the Century City-based studio.
John Travolta will receive the Alan J. Pakula Award from the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) at their fourth annual Critics' Choice Awards on Jan. 25 in Los Angeles.