Overblown, overlong and decidedly underwhelming on every level, Nikita Mikhalkov's magnum opus "The Barber of Siberia" is a singular disappointment. This unwieldy melange of broad comedy (which at…
Fans of Mike Myers' swingin' '60s superspy can see the upcoming "Austin Powers" sequel a day before general release -- by buying tickets on the internet via America Online.
Burt Reynolds will direct and star in Bigel/Mailer Films and Kushner-Locke's "The Last Producer," which begins shooting in Los Angeles this month.
In cities and towns across the nation, the lines are already snaking around the block as the army of "Star Wars" fans begins the ritual of buying tickets and camping out until 12:01 a.m. next…
Red Sky Entertainment of Vancouver has inked a deal giving it an exclusive first-look distribution agreement for all Maple Palm Prods. product in Canada.
Just average as comedy, the energetic "Trippin'" nonetheless lifts itself somewhat above the current teen pic fray by virtue of its unusually serious-minded and well-thought-out message of…
Writer-directors John Boorman ("Excalibur"), Christopher Hampton ("Dangerous Liaisons") and Jim Sheridan ("The Boxer") have joined the lineup of this year's Words Into Pictures symposium in Santa…
Daily Variety will again have a major presence at the Cannes Film Festival, publishing 10 show dailies -- May 12-21 -- from the Daily Variety Pavilion just in front the Palais des Festivals.
L.A.-based Dover Films Inc., which specializes in the creation of large-format films, is opening Dover Films Ltd. in England to serve the growing British and European markets.
Salma Hayek, the fiery star of Warner Bros.' upcoming "Wild Wild West," is in advanced negotiations to star with Jeff Goldblum in "Shiny New Enemies" for Bel Air Entertainment.
While rumors have had him moving into just about every executive suite in Hollywood, New Line Cinema president of production Michael DeLuca appears close to a new long-term, executive/producer pact…