MGM Studios has snatched up scribe Danny Voll's pitch, "Purgatory," for producer David Hoberman, whose Hyde Park Prods. has a first-look deal with the studio.
Pressing still-sensitive buttons on home turf and throughout the world, "After the Truth" is a slickly lensed, atmospheric courtroom drama with a cheeky premise: What if Josef Mengele, Auschwitz's…
Likely to create almost as much scandal and notoriety as Nagisa Oshima's "In the Realm of the Senses" did 23 years ago, Jan Sun Woo's "Lies" is an amazingly candid and explicit adaptation of Jang…
EYES OF THE SPIDER
MGM's "Stigmata" terrified the domestic box office with an estimated $19.3 million over the weekend. The frame also included two other freshman pics, which bowed to mixed results, some strong…
Don't tell 74-year-old Moravian-born Czech director Vojtech Jasny you can't go home again. In the evocatively titled, loosely autobiographical "Which Side Eden," he imagines a benevolent, whimsical…
As themselves: Isaac Stern, Itzhak Perlman, Arnold Steinhardt, Mark O'Connor, Michael Tree, Charles Veal Jr., Karen Briggs, Sandra Park, Diane Monroe, Jonathan Feldman.
East beat West as the 56th Venice Intl. Film Festival wrapped Saturday, with Asian features staging a clean sweep of top awards and Chinese director Zhang Yimou taking home his third major prize at…
Like a cliche that has a soundly factual basis, "Me Myself I" is an exceedingly broad and obvious situation comedy that is nonetheless rooted in a great deal of recognizable truth. If Sony Classics…
Germany's Intertainment and Twentieth Century Fox have signed a 10-year European distribution alliance. The deal calls for a significant number of Intertainment titles to be released in Europe…