After making his directorial debut chronicling an incest-infested family in "The War Zone," Tim Roth will make his followup helming the ultimate dysfunctional family tale, Shakespeare's "King Lear."
Brit stage thesp Janet McTeer's likely Oscar nom for "Tumbleweeds" could give a leg up to "Songcatcher," another polished, feel-good indie production in which she gets her second screen lead. Framing…
Docu pioneer Frederick Wiseman will receive the Irene Diamond Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the Frederick Wiseman: American Filmmaker retrospective, which starts today at the Film Society of…
NBC recently made a movie that capitalized on Y2K fears. CBS tackled an earthquake in New York. It only goes to follow that ABC would address germ phobia just in time for the cold and flu season…
Gwyneth Paltrow has been tapped as a presenter at the 72nd annual Academy Awards.
The most commendable aspect of "Isn't She Great," Andrew Bergman's trashy biopic of bestselling novelist Jacqueline Susann, is its brief running time. Bette Midler delivers one of her broadest…
Nomination ballots for this year's Writers Guild of America screenplay awards have been mailed and are due by the close of business on Feb. 7.
With hordes of showbizzers jamming this year's Sundance fest, organizers cheered Resort Theaters of America's announcement Thursday that it plans to build a 10-screen theater complex near Park City…
Shot through with the kind of Boy Scout innocence that's rarely been seen since the days of '60s adventure pics for Disney, "Grizzly Falls" is a fable for young boys who can only imagine what it's…
Angelina Jolie, who picked up a third consecutive Golden Globe Sunday night, this time for "Girl, Interrupted," has been named ShoWest's supporting actress of the year.
Karen Constine, the top aide to Los Angeles City Councilwoman Laura Chick, has been selected by Gov. Gray Davis as the new director of the California Film Commission after the post had been vacant…