A valentine to both the movies and the town with which they've become synonymous, "Forever Hollywood" is a pleasing and at times moving evocation of the glamour, hopefulness and exuberance that have…
Named European film of the year, Pedro Almodovar's "All About My Mother" was the big winner Saturday night at the 12th annual European Film Awards in Berlin. Pic won Almodovar best director kudos at…
A sex comedy for the whole family? Strange as it sounds, that's exactly what Jason Alexander has made in his first post-"Seinfeld" directorial effort "Just Looking." There's enough coarse language…
Superheroes ruled as James Bond, Arnold Schwarzenegger and "Tarzan" pulled in the biggest crowds in a slew of territories last week.
CBS has inked a talent holding deal with actress and comedienne Mary Birdsong. Birdsong appeared on Comedy Central’s “Viva Variety” last season and currently does recurring characters for “Late Night…
The changing of the zeroes seems a topic tailor-made for Dennis Miller's ironic wit, since the hype is so disproportionate to the event's significance. But maybe the Y2K bug and the corresponding…
Worries about shrinking coin for creative docu makers plagued delegates attending the Intl. Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA), but failed to dampen the enthusiasm of professionals and…
Films from new and emerging U.S. directors will get wide exposure on homevideo next year with the launch of the First Rites label at 750 Hollywood Video stores.
Under his indie Motor City shingle, helmer Vondie Curtis-Hall ("Gridlock'd") has optioned the spec script "The Swedish Job" by scribe Will Rokos.
Chris Klein ("American Pie") is set and Heather Graham ("Bowfinger") is in final negotiations to topline 20th Century Fox's "Say It Isn't So," the comedy from producers Peter and Bobby Farrelly.
The Motion Picture Assn.'s antipiracy advocate in Asia admitted that the industry botched the battle against illegal VCDs but intends to learn from its mistakes with the newer technologies, such as…