You would think that a TV movie version of Daniel Keyes' popular novel "Flowers for Algernon" would have a hard time living up to the memory of "Charly," the hard-hitting 1968 version of the story…
Rival studio execs bumped elbows Thursday afternoon, but not over business matters. Senior reps from 11 production companies were feted at the Beverly Hills Hotel by ACNielsen/EDI and Daily Variety…
Shirley Horn has quickly ascended in the 1990s as the grand dame of jazz singing, her rise coming as others have passed on and youngsters have yet to exhibit a maturity and mastery of standards…
While Artisan Entertainment has kept mum on the identity of the "Blair Witch 2" writing team, the writer who'll do the final production polish is now known: Jon Bodenkamp.
There's no shortage of drama in any chapter of Little Richard Penniman's life and his early years have always made for one of rock 'n' roll's great stories of triumph. The spirit that drove Little…
Mike Myers, the writing-producing-acting force behind the "Austin Powers" film franchise, has been tapped an Oscar presenter.
The coming-of-age genre gets a delectably original reworking in "Wonder Boys," Curtis Hanson's eagerly awaited follow-up to "L.A. Confidential." This superbly mounted screwball comedy centers on the…
Yahoo's first online film fest has unveiled its slate of feature pics and shorts, topped by recent Ifilm acquisition "The Sadness of Sex," helmed by Rupert Wainwright of "Stigmata."
Warner Bros. has acquired the comedy script "Word" by Joe Ide in a low-six against mid-six figure deal. Paul Hall will produce the film under his Hallway Pictures banner, which has a two-year…
A compelling story of love and obsession, "Suzhou River" represents a considerable leap in achievement for mainland Chinese director Lou Ye from his modest first feature, "Weekend Lover." Combining…
Arnold Schwarzenegger will join the Oscar 2000 team of presenters.