The California road show rolled into London on Thursday as Motion Picture Assn. of America head Jack Valenti and the British Film Commission hosted a lunch for governor Gray Davis.
Four decades after being rejected by the American driving public, the Edsel is finally finding satisfied customers. Warner Bros. on Sunday got behind the wheel of spec script "Motor City," a murder…
A neglected figure despite the recent vogues for retro swing and lounge sounds, trumpeter, vocalist, singer and composer Louis Prima gets overdue appreciation in this latest effort by veteran…
Southern Star Film Sales has secured distribution deals across America, Canada, Europe and Asia for two critically acclaimed Oz debut features.
The Xeno Intl. Film Festival, a new sidebar of the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival and the New Europe '99 Festival, starts today and runs through Oct. 31 with eight U.S. premieres and…
Defiantly flying against the current grain of hip slasher thrillers and supernatural melodramas, "Bats" is an unabashedly retrograde horror opus about winged predators with bad attitudes and big…
Against a backdrop of rising concern about the impact of increasing offshore production on the struggling Oz film and TV industry, the Screen Producers Assn. of Australia (SPAA) is staging its 14th…
The Hamptons Film Festival got down to business Thursday afternoon, with a host of world preems, including Harry Ralston's "The Last Man" and "Angel's Ladies."
Filmmakers working on a silent-movie retrospective have discovered what is thought to be the only existing complete copy of German director Robert Wiene's 1923 silent film "I.N.R.I." (Crown of…
In a rare Italian deal at Mifed, Medusa Films has picked up "Family Man," "Gun Shy" and "13 Days" from Buena Vista Film Sales.
John Schultz, director of Fox's current release "Drive Me Crazy," will next conduct "Mayhem" for Fox Searchlight Pictures. The black comedy-thriller could go before the cameras in Europe this spring.