A notch or two above the level of a TV sitcom, "Slums of Beverly Hills," Tamara Jenkins' semi-autobiographical feature directorial debut, is a bawdy, extremely broad comedy about an eccentric…
Apet rat sets off a chain reaction of debauchery in a prim and proper nuclear family in "Sitcom," a sort of " 'Mouse Hunt' Meets the Marquis de Sade" filtered through the sunny disposition of "Serial…
Iconoclastic American indie filmmaker Todd Haynes takes a highly personal look at the British glam rock scene of the early '70s in "Velvet Goldmine," a constantly imaginative, stylistically lively…
Gallic novelist Vincent Ravalec makes a striking debut with his first directing effort, "Melody for a Hustler," an offbeat but captivating meditation on the evils of the market-driven modern world…
Arriving fashionably late for her first Gotham show in over a year, Astrud Gilberto marveled that she'd drawn a full house inclined to shake off the effects of an unexpected early evening monsoon…
Paramount's three-month-old specialized division has made a splashy entry into feature co-production with Lakeshore Entertainment's Demi Moore-starrer "Passion of Mind."
Retired actor Joseph Norden, who appeared in films such as "Dillinger" and "The Felony Squad," died March 30 at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in Woodland Hills following an extended…
Sony's Columbia Pictures has acquired worldwide distribution rights sans France to Luc Besson's $55 million biopic "Joan of Arc" starring Milla Jovovich from French major Gaumont, the studio…
"Good Will Hunting" stars and Oscar-winning scribes Matt Damon and Ben Affleck have signed a multiyear, first-look agreement to develop and produce projects for Miramax Films.
Harry Drucker, a barber to many of Hollywood's most glamorous leading men for over half a century, died May 13 of natural causes in Century City. He was 91.
Fox-based Davis Entertainment, which in recent days has set up a string of projects at its home studio, sold B.E. Brauner and James Iver Mattson's spec script "My Romance" to Fox 2000.