From the moment the first projector started whirring, music and the movies began an enduring affair. And as filmmakers discovered the box office potential of the love story, music figured prominently…
David Hoberman and Ashok Amritraj's Hyde Park Entertainment has tapped Jason Filardi to pen the original screenplay "The Understudy," based on an idea by Richard Kraft and Randy Rogel.
Sex-starved pubescent boys may have been the first to christen Shannon Elizabeth the next big thing, but now the film industry is starting to agree.
In Kasi Lemmons' latest film, "The Caveman's Valentine," Samuel L. Jackson plays a homeless man who lives in a New York City park and suffers from schizophrenia --hardly the image of the romantic…
Army Archerd: Just For Variety
Though Oscar's amorous flirtation with the foreign-language film dates back to nearly its origin (a nomination for the interior decoration of Rene Clair's satire "A Nous la Liberte" in 1932) a formal…
Nothing's too big for Imax: It plans to build a new projector capable of showing pics on 80-foot-wide screens for the world's largest high-quality digital image. DLP cinema projectors are "super…
The Ken Mason Inter-Society Award is only the latest honor bestowed upon exhib vet Bud Stone. Stone, who has spent over 50 years in the industry, recently retired as the president of DeLuxe Labs.
In drama, as in life, the greatest love stories don't work out. Romeo and Juliet do themselves in. Tristran and Isolde can't get it together. It's no coincidence that we leave Audrey Hepburn and…
Thesps Angela Bassett and Benicio Del Toro have been tapped honorary co-chairs for the 16th annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards, to be held March 24 in Santa Monica.
A look back at Oscar’s 73-year-old relationship with romantic films. (Please note that dates refer to the years pictures were released, not the years they were honored). 1927: Though it’s primarily…