A picaresque portrait of village life through the filter of a dysfunctional family and its histrionic head, "We Live Only Once" doesn't add much to the existing library of Central Euro rural yarns…
In a preemptive bid, Touchstone Pictures won rights to turn the Steven J. Cannell-created TV series "The Greatest American Hero" into a live-action feature. The studio has pacted with Cannell and…
Amy Fisher and O.J. Simpson should be jealous. While "Perfect Murder, Perfect Town" isn't the most intellectual project on CBS' docket, it's certainly not the car wreck a lot of people are expecting…
The top trio of pics reaped a combined $70.7 million overseas last week, buoying the spirits of exhibs in most major markets, most notably in France, where tradesters say it was the strongest frame…
After a rather unnecessary prologue, which segues from black-and-white to color as a narrator sets the scene, film proper begins in the apartment of an elderly, long-married couple, beautifully…
UGC Intl., the Gallic sales and production house behind "The Painted Veil," has sold the $35 million pic in most key territories, with an American sale likely to conclude today or Tuesday.
A running gag in George Kelly's 1922 comedy "The Torch-Bearers" suggests that acting, in the wrong hands, can be fatal. In the Drama Dept.'s rickety but irresistible revival of Kelly's silly spoof of…
Intermedia has closed a deal to handle sales and distribution for the forthcoming Woody Allen comedy "Small Time Crooks" in most overseas territories. DreamWorks plans a spring release for the title.
What if all the women in your life were gathered in one room?" someone says during "Paradiso --- Seven Days With Seven Women," and, with this interesting premise, prolific German helmer Rudolf Thome…
Famed Hollywood director Billy Wilder will receive Germany's highest honor, the Cross of Merit, for his work in film.