In its ambitious scope and grand operatic style, "Magnolia," Paul Thomas Anderson's eagerly awaited followup to "Boogie Nights," confirms his status as one of the most audacious filmmakers in…
Sticking to their agenda to make films about women, New Line's newly formed ChickFlicks has teamed up with Bette Midler's All Girl Prods. for its first production: a movie based on Sue Margolis'…
If ever an opera deserved the epithet success-proof, surely Engelbert Humperdinck's ponderous, mud-and-sugar retelling of "Hansel und Gretel," the sweet Brothers Grimm fable of virtue triumphant and…
Producers Richard and Lili Fini Zanuck promise the Oscarcast will have "a new spin" for the new millennium: A faster pace, more stars, a woman's perspective -- and no dance numbers.
Veering from the serious to the trivial and from the clinical to the lurid, James Mangold's "Girl, Interrupted" is a middling film that only partially conveys the spirit of its source material. Based…
Warner Bros. and producer Jerry Weintraub have sent a draft script of the romantic heist project “33 Liberty Street” to Julia Roberts. Sources said the studio would agree to pay Roberts’ full fee if…
An ambitious tale handled in a dawdling, sentimental way, "Bicentennial Man" filters the prescient vision of the late sci-fi writer Isaac Asimov through the touchy-feely sensibility of the "new"…
Ashley Judd is in negotiations to star for director Jim Sheridan in "The Notebook," New Line's adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' bestselling novel.
Film Forum will get all dark and stormy as it unspools the first-ever "Neo-Noir Festival" Feb. 18-April 6.
Actor-director Peter Mullan has fired a broadside against FilmFour for destroying all the unused footage from his award-winning pic "Orphans" without his knowledge.
A memorial fund for veteran voiceover performer and actress Mary Kay Bergman has been established at the Suicide Prevention Center of Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center.