Starring and co-written by a Glaswegian, directed by a Welshman and financed by a U.S. major, "The Big Tease" is a silly, often funny and finally engaging mocku-comedy that's the "This Is Spinal Tap"…
The Telluride Film Festival was founded 26 years ago by Bill Pence, Tom Luddy and James Card in order to celebrate the art of film -- not, they insist, to cater in any way to the film business.
Hammerhead Prods. -- an f/x house expanding to produce its own pics -- has sold Disney the pitch "Old" by writers Oliver Butcher and Eric Freiser.
Rising British thesp Samantha Morton ("Under the Skin") provides the heart and soul of "Dreaming of Joseph Lees," a small-scale period meller, almost European in flavor, about a young woman's…
The Fort Lauderdale Film Festival opens like a Broadway show, with initial screenings held out of town to build word of mouth and press before opening in the big city.
Steven Reuther's Bel Air Entertainment has arranged a $225 million financing facility with a consortium of banks led by the New York office of Westdeutsche Landesbank.
Actor Martin Lawrence, in a coma for the past three days after collapsing while jogging, regained consciousness at Los Robles Regional Medical Center on Wednesday.
Columbia Pictures has bought "Park Jester," a romantic comedy from pitchmeister Robert Kosberg ("Twelve Monkeys"). Pitch was purchased by the Sony arm for low- to mid-six-figures for Jenifer Love…
Roman Polanski's "The Ninth Gate" is a sardonic detective thriller peppered with carefully crafted pleasures, not the least of which is a snide approach to wealthy people with a decadent streak. This…
Much as conversation stops when a beautiful woman enters a room, so does Gallic griping about American cultural imperialism politely cease for 10 days each September as the Deauville Festival of…