Much as conversation stops when a beautiful woman enters a room, so does Gallic griping about American cultural imperialism politely cease for 10 days each September as the Deauville Festival of…
The libidinous histrionics of skin-flick director Russ Meyer will form the focus of a seven-night American Cinematheque retrospective in mid-September.
The Deauville Festival of American Cinema first saw the light of Normandy in 1975. Other locations had been considered, including Biarritz, but the then-mayor of Deauville, Michel d'Ornano -- for…
Rob Reiner will produce and direct an untitled thriller scripted by Tony Gayton for Castle Rock Entertainment, the company announced Wednesday.
Writing about the work of composer Maurice Jarre, director John Huston said his music "transcends time and space, touches every visual and aural sense, whisks you to the far reaches of your…
How prolific is Robin Williams? Between 1988 and 1998, the manic movie star appeared in 28 films, a rate of nearly three films a year. Eight of his films grossed more than $100 million. The biggest…
The generosity of spirit that Robin Williams displays in his human jack-in-the-box roles like in "Good Morning, Vietnam" and "The Fisher King," and his more modulated work in "Dead Poets Society,"…
Leave it to Ang Lee, a Taiwanese director known for such meticulous chamber dramas as "Eat Drink Man Woman" and "The Ice Storm," to make a battle epic intimate.
Depending on your perspective, the career of Taiwanese-born, American-educated director Ang Lee is either very eclectic or thematically of a piece.
Lisa Kudrow is negotiating to play the female lead alongside John Travolta in "Numbers," the romantic comedy that Nora Ephron will direct this fall in a co-production of Paramount and DreamWorks.
Ang Lee's "Ride With the Devil" will open this year's London Film Festival, with the director taking time off from a shoot in China to attend the gala.