Filled with superficial characters, stock situations and remarkably unfunny lines, "Hair Shirt" is an almost entirely unsuccessful attempt to craft a modern-day screwball comedy.
Actors Angela Bassett, Anne Heche, Irene Bedard, Jackie Chan, Paul Rodriguez and director Carl Franklin will be presented with the Diversity Award at a tribute Oct. 27, at the Playboy mansion in…
The Israel Film Festival is gearing up for its 15th annual celebration.
Universal Pictures has optioned Bryan Burrough's nonfiction tome, "Dragonfly: NASA and the Crisis Aboard Mir" for Overbrook Entertainment, the production banner run by Will Smith and James Lassiter.
Albert Johnson, 74, former artistic director of the San Francisco Film Festival and popular lecturer on the cinema at the University of California at Berkeley and throughout the world, died Oct. 17…
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired worldwide distribution rights to the large-format pic "Journey of Man" which will feature performances by Cirque du Soleil.
The first crop of domestic productions released this fall has met with a uniformly dismal fate in national theaters, but Italy's current box office season is off to a flying start nonetheless, with…
Director Peter Hyams is set to replace Marcus Nispel on Beacon Communications' supernatural thriller "End of Days," starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.
A film version of J.P. Donleavy's comic novel "The Ginger Man," adapted by the author himself, is the highlight of the latest production slate from IAC Films, the London-based sales company.
Joan Hickson, an actress best known for her television portrayal of the shrewd detective Miss Marple, died Saturday in London. She was 92. Hickson’s acting career began in 1927, but her biggest break…
Good Machine Intl.'s controversial suburban tale "Happiness" topped the exclusives roster in its first full weekend.