Akira Kurosawa, the internationally acclaimed Japanese film director, died Sunday in Tokyo of a stroke. He was 88. His landmark films, especially "The Seven Samurai," "Rashomon" and "Ikiru," were…
After the 55th Venice Intl. Film Festival got under way last week with appreciative nods for some early Golden Lion contenders, the official competition has started to provoke more ambivalence than…
As sensitively written, fluidly directed and expertly acted as it is, and as elemental as its dramatic conflicts may be, "One True Thing" has trouble breaking free of its limitations as a…
Animation director Henry Anderson has joined Sony Picture Imageworks, where he'll join the f/x shop's digital character group.
The last blast of the summer is an exuberantly cheesy action opus featuring Jean-Claude Van Damme and Rob Schneider as an improbable pair of gung-ho heroes.
Summer 1998 finished with a dot more than $2.6 billion to set a new seasonal record, smashing last year's heights by 16%.
"Dancing at Lughnasa" reps a conventionally elegiac screen adaptation of Brian Friel's outstanding play about the turning point in the lives of five Irish sisters.
Merchant Ivory Prods., sales company Capitol Films and Roger Wingate's Mayfair Entertainment Group have joined forces to launch their own U.K. theatrical distribution company, Roseland Distribution.
Hair gel jokes are all the rage in Australia after the Farrelly brothers' delightfully crass comedy "There's Something About Mary" had a riotous debut last weekend in its first major offshore…
After working its way up the box office chart for more than seven weeks, 20th Century Fox's "There's Something About Mary" landed at No. 1 for the first time over the Labor Day frame, with a…
The Telluride Film Festival's 25th anniversary closed Monday with attendees buzzing about the pleasant surprise of Wes Anderson's "Rushmore" in a year of depressing nihilistic fare.