Two reports on the French cinema give a mixed picture of how the film industry is faring.
The new John Travolta starrer proves that even members of the $20 million-per club can push audience goodwill to the breaking point -- and that point may soon be synonymous with "Battlefield Earth."…
Alliance Atlantis' pic production slate is anchored by a number of Canadian-British co-productions and a first-look deal with Canuck writer-director Jeremy Podeswa. Seaton McLean, the newly-installed…
Andras Hamori has ankled his post as president of Alliance Pictures to form a production company that will have a non-exclusive first-look deal with Canadian distribution company Alliance Atlantis.
High-profile U.S. TV projects from Warners and Hallmark are getting off the ground in the Czech Republic this week.
Helkon Media's new international sales company, Helkon Intl. Pictures, is making a mighty bow, selling off foreign rights to MGM's $85 million "Rollerball." Helkon, along with Japan's Toho-Towa, is a…
The Los Angeles County Museum of Modern Art's film department, in conjunction with Filmmuseum Berlin and the Berlin Film Festival, will present a series called "Artificial Humans in the Cinema," a…
Helmer Dominik Moll gets it right in the very first scene of "Harry, He's Here to Help," perfectly capturing the mundane angst of family vacations, and this twisted black comedy rarely misses the…
Academy Award-nominated director Roland Joffe and producer Brad Krevoy have announced a three-year partnership for Krevoy to produce at least two of the director's films.
"Bread and Roses" is a minor piece of agitprop drama from Ken Loach that is remarkable only for its timeliness --- a Los Angeles janitors' strike very like the one depicted in the film took place…