Thesp Timothy Hutton's directorial debut feature, "Digging to China," is a respectably crafted, sentimental nostalgia piece whose thin character motivations and development thwart any genuine…
Philip Seymour Hoffman, last spotted in "Boogie Nights," and feature newcomer Daniel London have inked to co-star with Robin Williams in Universal's "Patch Adams" under Tom Shadyac's helm.
"Deep Rising" is an old-fashioned B movie with A-budget effects, but the quality sheen can't disguise the cheap-thrills hokum. As such, the film is better than average at delivering the chills, and…
Fox Searchlight has acquired distribution rights in all English-language territories to Slamdance Audience Award-winner "20 Dates," the feature debut of writer-director Myles Berkowitz.
ShoWest is going arthouse. This year's annual exhibitor convention in Las Vegas will kick off with a new program, the ShoWest ShowCase: An Evening of Independent Film.
Darin Spillman has been named VP of production at Trimark Pictures, overseeing the company's genre film activities. He joined Trimark this month after serving two years as VP of production at Roger…
Emil Sitka, a veteran character actor best known for his many roles with the Three Stooges, died Jan. 16 at St. John's Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo following a stroke he had suffered in…
Molly Parker, who won a Canadian Genie award for her performance in "Kissed," has been cast in Egg Pictures' "Waking the Dead."
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences reminds members that the deadline to submit nominations for the 70th Academy Awards is 5 p.m. Friday. In order to be tallied, all nomination forms must…
Musicvid helmer Hype Williams is in talks to direct Live Entertainment's urban drama "Belly," the first feature film the company has greenlit since its buyout by a Bain Capital-led consortium last…
After deliberating for two hours, the jury in the "Twister" plagiarism case concluded that plaintiff Stephen Kessler's claims were full of hot air.