While not the complete calamity that Warner Bros.' refusal to press-screen it suggested, "The Avengers" is a pretty thin cuppa Earl Grey. Pic makes a game effort at reviving the popular '60s British…
A postal office for undelivered mail becomes a metaphor for unrequited love and unfulfilled dreams in this tart romantic comedy. The very basis of "Dead Letter Office" may sound clunky --- and could…
The apocalypse is well and truly here as "Armageddon" hauled in nearly $29 million from 3,969 screens in 26 markets last week to rule the B.O. world outside North America.
Falling into the oddball American genre of hanging-out pics ("Marty," "Diner, " "Clerks") is the indie production "Telling You." Recently acquired by Miramax, pic focuses on a couple of New Jersey…
Paramount's and DreamWorks' "Saving Private Ryan" remained the nation's top-ranking film for a fourth consecutive weekend, despite incursions from four new wide releases.
Record attendance, the strongest competition lineup in several years and a very public spat between the fest's director and president marked the 51st Locarno Intl. Film Festival, which closed…
A patient, "Fargo"-inspired Canadian low-budgeter about a kidnapping gone awry, "Stolen Heart" is a witty crime movie that refreshingly devotes more care to character relationships than to the…
Warner Bros. is negotiating to make an adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel "A Tale of Two Cities" with Mel Gibson starring and Gregory Nava directing.
Cowboy Booking, which released the genre classic "The Beyond" for Quentin Tarantino's Rolling Thunder Pictures, has picked up two more films from Tarantino's eclectic banner.
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TSG Pictures, the distribution arm of Larry Meistrich's Gotham indie production company the Shooting Gallery, has acquired worldwide rights to "Free Tibet," a feature-length documentary about the…