Miracle Entertainment and Firestorm Pictures have formed an alliance designed to make studio films that offer the majors mid-level budgets and near zero risk, since the partners will provide most of…
Forsaking the usual anime fantasy terrain for a straight suspense plot that might easily have been executed in live-action form, director Satoshi Kon's debut pic, "Perfect Blue," is a psychological…
Winner of the critic's prize at this year's Karlovy Vary fest, "Cosy Dens" was also a surprise hit in Vancouver, where it neared the top of the popular vote. That makes sense, because this…
Two intimate dramas, Bernardo Bertolucci's "Besieged" and Giuseppe Piccioni's "Not of This World," took the main prizes chosen by a jury of international critics at the 1999 Grolle d'Oro awards for…
A romantic comedy with a clever spin, "The Big Split" is an appealing charmer that makes light of hasty weddings and hastier divorces. Unlike higher-profile and costlier projects that promise tingly…
Morgan Creek Prods. has tapped Tom McLoughlin to direct "Exorcist: Dominion," the prequel to the Exorcist saga. McLoughlin is the director of such films as "One Dark Night," "Steven King's Sometimes…
"The Sopranos" writer-creator David Chase has inked a deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment to write and helm his first feature, an action-comedy titled "Female Suspects" for Columbia Pictures.
Gary Sinyor, who directed New Line Cinema's upcoming romantic comedy "The Bachelor," has been tapped to helm another pic in the same genre for the same studio.
Scribe Ross LaManna, who wrote the original "Rush Hour" spec script, has been enlisted to pen the screen adaptation of "Hogan's Heroes" for Destination Films.
At the multiplex, no one can hear you scream. Such is the case when studios try to schedule pics around Halloween, anyway. When debuts come within two days of the holiday, auds tend to shrivel up…