Barry Kemp, the TV scribe and producer responsible for "Newhart" and "Coach," is moving like a blitzing linebacker into the feature world with three new projects to write and/or produce for Universal…
Sinologist-filmer Ulrike Koch and her skeleton crew smuggled camera gear into Tibet to document four men and 160 yak on their annual spring pilgrimage to the remote lakes where they gather raw salt…
ABC News has named Kevin Newman news anchor at “Good Morning America,” putting its official seal on a job he has handled on an interim basis since August. Newman joined ABC in 1994 from the Canadian…
Warner Bros.' "L.A. Confidential" was a hero at home, winning four top honors from the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn., including best picture.
The thin line dividing an exploited childhood from a fulfilling career in "show business" is explored in the offbeat "The Dream of the Child Acrobat," a beautifully lensed docu shot by Lebanese…
Lee David Zlotoff, the creator of TV's "MacGyver" and the writer-director of the indie pic "The Spitfire Grill," is set to take the helm of "Zero Hour" for 20th Century Fox.
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Adapter-director Conall Morrison brings a contemporary physical approach to a minor classic of mid-century Irish fiction with splendidly theatrical results in "TarryFlynn," a hit from earlier this…
Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy Jack Valenti expected to find video piracy thriving in Asia, but he was a little surprised to discover, during his just-concluded trip there, that the Vietnamese…
Robert Guediguian's Marseille-based love story "Marius et Jeannette" walked off with the top prize for best French film at the third edition of the Lumieres de Paris awards -- the Gallic equivalent…
Set, Vikki Anderson; lighting, Lesley Wilkinson; sound, Cathy Nosaty. Opened, reviewed Nov. 29, 1997, at Buddies in Bad Times Theater; 200 seats; C$ 20 ($ 14) top. Running time: 1 HOUR, 20 MIN.