Herb Ross, award-winning helmer of such pics as "The Turning Point," "The Goodbye Girl" and "Steel Magnolias," will venture into indie territory with "The Shallow End," which he will direct and…
Ticket buyers get two Jackie Chans for the price of one in "Twin Dragons," but the pic itself is no great bargain. Dimension Films has unearthed and English-dubbed "Seung Lung Wui" which was a big…
It likewise helps that the midseason entry boasts some real talent in leads Jeffrey Tambor (fresh from a triumphant run as the legendary Hank Kingsley on HBO's "Larry Sanders Show") and Jill…
Universal has shelled out $600,000 against $900,000 for "American Pie" scripter Adam Herz's feature idea based on the 1977 Burt Reynolds starrer "Smokey and the Bandit."
The years flash by, and catatonic Tommy is now celebrating his 30th birthday. That's one rationale for this new touring version of the rock opera "Tommy." Another is the fact that the post-New York…
The scene-change music is the best thing about "Card Boys," the debut play from 38-year-old actor-turned-writer Mike Packer that mostly packs a wallop when it gives its characters a rest and relies…
America's 196 film commissions are forgetting their traditional rivalry to set up the first national commission, Film U.S., in an effort to woo productions back into the country.
The title of the film, taken from the notion that a Jack Russell terrier would just as soon have its head cut off than release its jaw from a victim, sets the tone for a story about defining the law…
Although uneven in its second half, "Ave Maria" is an interesting period piece about intolerance and repression in 17th century Mexico. First-time director Eduardo Rossoff tells his tale with an…
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures' "The Matrix" continued its gravity defying run in its second weekend, dropping a modest 20% to $22.2 million, according to studio projections.