In the wake of a summer of capers and cons, "Blue Streak" arrives as a dull afterthought and a sorry vehicle for the comic expression of Martin Lawrence.
Organizers of the 66th edition of Mifed this fall have announced an increase in the number of films screening and a significant boost in market premieres plus several innovations including a two-day…
Horrormeister Wes Craven makes an abrupt U-turn with "Music of the Heart," a gloriously sentimental true-life drama in which Meryl Streep offers another indelible portrayal, this time as a deserted…
A number of U.S. pics continued to heat up the late summer frame abroad, with "The Thomas Crown Affair" bowing big in Spain, behind "Star Wars Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" and ahead of fellow…
Carrying away a large part of the critics at the Venice Intl. Film Festival, "The Wind Will Carry Us" takes the refined work of Iranian helmer Abbas Kiarostami up another notch to ever more…
In an attempt to tap into the exploding market for urban entertainment, HSI/Tomorrow Films has formed Endangered Species Pictures, a film company that will finance three to five urban pics per annum.
Beyond breathtaking, "Goya in Bordeaux" brings to life the demons and dark imagery raging inside the head of brooding painter Francisco de Goya y Lucientes during his final years, self-exiled in…
Warner Bros. has picked up tyro scribe Susan Hoffman's spec "Get Me to Frank by 35" for Chris O'Donnell's George Street Pictures in a low- to mid-six figures deal.
Never count out the big guy. With salt from his in-flight peanuts still fresh on his breath, Miramax topper Harvey Weinstein cruised into Venice on Monday and immediately supplanted all parties…
"Gun Shy" and "Duets" -- two acquisitions financed via negative pickups by Buena Vista Film Sales, the acquisitions and sales arm of the Walt Disney Co. -- have found distribution through Hollywood…