Joan Hickson, an actress best known for her television portrayal of the shrewd detective Miss Marple, died Saturday in London. She was 92. Hickson’s acting career began in 1927, but her biggest break…
Good Machine Intl.'s controversial suburban tale "Happiness" topped the exclusives roster in its first full weekend.
Almost 127 years to the day after Mrs. O'Leary's legendary cow kicked off the Great Chicago Fire, DreamWorks has bought the pitch "The Ghosts of October," an actioner set against the 1871…
Women in Film will host its first Martini Shot Mentor Awards on Dec. 3.
The Nortel Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival has tapped Monica Breckenbridge as director of feature film programming.
Donald Sutherland's 30-year film career will be spotlighted Oct. 27, and a restoration of the landmark 1927 "Battleship Potemkin" will be screened during the 1998 AFI Film Fest.
Kirsten Dunst has signed to star as the female lead in "The Crow: Salvation," the third installment of producer Ed Pressman's supernatural franchise for Dimension Films.
Though it's a rung down from the marvelously observed "Marius and Jeannette," Robert Guediguian's latest foray into the lives and emotions of Marseilles' working class is still a warmly textured…
Urban tales triumphed at the sixth annual Hamptons Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday.
Already known here from numerous TV appearances, and long a cultural icon in the U.K. and native Australia, Barry Humphries' sweetly imperious alter ego Dame Edna Everage is now dispensing her unique…
A bit too didactic to have export appeal beyond programmers focused on world-health or gay issues, "Long Live Life" is nonetheless an admirably balanced fictive look at AIDS' impact on disparate…