DreamWorks-based Patchwork Prods. has acquired all rights to the feature pitch "Naked Shakespeare" from scribes Garrett Schiff and Jim Burnstein.
BVI's foreign debutante "Toy Story 2" along with UIP's "The World Is Not Enough" and "End of Days" dominated the overseas box office as the competition mostly ducked for cover, while "The Blair Witch…
At one point in "Man on the Moon," this bigscreen biopic of Andy Kaufman recounts the moment when the late comic was dropped from the cast of "Saturday Night Live" based on a poll finding that only…
"Three Kings" and "Boys Don't Cry" were the big winners at the annual meeting of the Boston Society of Film Critics, held Dec. 12 at the Lenox Hotel in Boston.
A weekend snowball fight pitted Disney against Warner Bros. Mouse House claimed a third straight weekly crown, estimating take for "Toy Story 2" at $18.7 million. Warners insisted its "The Green…
A notoriously difficult person to interview, Paul Bowles is remarkably forthcoming, candid and, in his own odd way, entertaining in Canuck helmer Jennifer Baichwal's extraordinary docu on the late…
In a year that saw no clear-cut favorites going into the voting, Michael Mann's tobacco biz expose "The Insider" emerged as the big winner with the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn., copping four…
Like a stone skipping across the surface of the book, Alan Parker's film version of "Angela's Ashes" artfully evokes the physical realities of Irish poverty, but mostly misses the humor, lyricism and…
Bowing online at next month's Sundance Film Festival, ShowBizData's "The Worldwide Pitch Festival" aims to give upstart filmmakers a chance to land their first feature deals using the 'Net.
Pioneer Entertainment has inked a homevideo distrib deal with Regent Entertainment. The pact's frosh effort is the video release of Regent's William Shatner starrer "Free Enterprise," currently in…
The premiere of Alan Rudolph's "Trixie" has been added to the Sundance Film Festival lineup.