Mel Gibson has joined the crew of Oscar presenters. Named best director for 1995’s “Braveheart,” Gibson will next star in this summer’s “The Patriot.” The 72nd annual Acad kudocast will be broadcast…
A teen-skewing take on "Twilight Zone"-style spookiness, "Final Destination" generates a respectable amount of suspense and takes a few unexpected turns while covering familiar territory.
New Line Cinema has purchased the remake rights to "Forbidden Planet," the 1956 MGM sci-fi classic loosely based on William Shakespeare's "The Tempest."
First missing ballots -- now missing statuettes. A shipment of about 40 Oscars has apparently been stolen from the Roadway Express dock in a suburb of L.A.
On Tuesday Stone Temple Pilots played their first show since singer Scott Weiland's release earlier this year from L.A. County Jail, and he and the rest of STP rose to the occasion by treating the…
Continuing to demonstrate its appetite for low-budget comedies, Disney has purchased the comic pitch "Jailbabe.com" from scribe Jason Filardi for low- against mid-six figures.
Although its opening was presumably timed to coincide with St. Patrick's Day, at this point in its astonishing career "Riverdance" is really about as Irish as, well, Tsidii Le Loka, the erstwhile…
The venerable Shaw Brothers studio has agreed to sell its film library for HK$600 million ($77 million) to a Malaysian company that aims to become a major Asian media player.
For much of his quarter-century career, Pat Metheny has been sort of a jazz-world Zelig, taking on the mantle of feedback wrangler as readily as that of New Age noodler. The one role to which he…
There's nothing remotely original about "freshmen," but this somewhat formulaic comedy-drama about four college newbies has a lot of charm and sincerity going for it.