Out to reassert that there will always be artists and fans willing to ignore the freshness dating labels on rock 'n' roll, the lucky Beatle Ringo Starr and a leaner returning cast of senior citizens…
The treasure in Leo's lair is its 5,077-pic library. The catalog includes the 1,300-title Polygram library that MGM acquired last year for $250 million, 2,000 Orion/Goldwyn titles and all United…
In this knowingly witty production, Friedrich Durrenmatt's 1969 black comedy "Play Strindberg" bears a strong resemblance to a hot-fudge sundae: Both are sinfully delicious. Thanks to Hope…
New York-based producer Jean Doumanian has teamed up with Elton John's Rocket Pictures for her first British film, "Women Talking Dirty," starring Helena Bonham Carter.
Anticipated as an evening of high drama, this pairing of the most antagonistic and self-absorbed characters in all of pop music ultimately crashed and burned.
The American Film Institute will be a winner on Oscar night. For the second year, American Express will finance scholarships on behalf of 20 Academy Award nominees to the AFI's Center for Advanced…
Pre-Oscar hype helped add $10 million to "Shakespeare in Love's" coffers overseas last weekend, while "Analyze This" had a jaunty foreign preem in Australia and "A Bug's Life" launched in Japan with…
Phoenix Pictures will retell the tale of "Urban Legend" with a deal to buy Scott Derrickson and Paul Harris Boardman's pitch for a sequel to the teen pic.
Filmfest D.C. has unveiled the slate for its 13th annual Intl. Film Festival, which caters to Washington's large diplomatic community with a heavy dose of foreign films that might not otherwise be…
Gramercy's "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels" remained on top of the exclusives roster in its second weekend. The British caper pic rang up $97,185 on six screens on both coasts.
The Academy reminds its 5,557 members that their ballots are due at the PricewaterhouseCoopers offices by 5 p.m. this afternoon. In what will be his second appearance on an Oscar telecast, Val…