Merge "Ruby in Paradise" with "The Birdcage," subtract the talent, and you have "Always Something Better," a trifling low-budget indie filmed in and around Miami's South Beach.
Situated somewhere between Adrian Lyne's "Nine and a Half Weeks" and Atom Egoyan's "Exotica," Michael Nolin's directorial bow, "Wildly Available," proves an earnestly acted, if at times too polite…
One-of-a-kind docu follows artist and filmmaker Nicholas Hondrogen seeking the answer to a question never fully articulated in the film itself: If you were to die tomorrow, what one "perfect moment"…
"All Stars" is a Dutch "Full Monty" set on a soccer field. Equally laddish, and with the same exuberant spirit and bigheartedness, this thoroughly engaging relationships comedy about seven overgrown…
Closer to a cloying "thirtysomething" episode than to vintage Woody Allen, "The Souler Opposite" is as awkward and precious as its title. Meandering, overlong romantic comedy stars Christopher Meloni…
TriStar Pictures has picked up the latest option on Anne Tyler's "Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant" for Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz's Bedford Falls Co. to produce, sources said Thursday.
The second Southern African Intl. Film Festival in Cape Town hit a sour note on Thursday when black filmmakers from across the continent claimed the event was geared mainly for whites and that their…
In the first deal for a screen adaptation of writer Jerzy Kosinski's work since "Being There," New Line has purchased the rights to Kosinski's 1982 cult novel "Pinball" for Gary Fleder to direct.
Slamdance Film Festival officials have announced winners of their 2nd Annual Screenplay Competition. The awards will be presented at the Slamdance fest in Park City, Utah on Jan. 20, 1998.
Cineplex Odeon Corp. reported Thursday flat earnings for the third quarter before a $5.3 million one-time charge for closure of theaters increased its net loss 145% to $7.1 million.
Alison Maclean ("Crush") will direct "Jesus' Son," the screen adaptation of Denis Johnson's book of the same name, for Evenstar Prods. of New York.