Sumptuously lensed in widescreen, and with an elegance that German cinema hasn't shown in decades, "Rossini" is an impressive ensembler set in an upscale Bavarian eatery that plays like a Claude…
Jaime Humberto Hermosillo's latest pic is an engaging, if slight, piece of fluff about a woman so full of love that she's married to five husbands at the same time. Helmer shows his humorous side…
Carlos Marcovich, a young, gifted Mexican director, makes a splashy feature debut with "Who the Hell Is Juliette?," a stylishly innovative, vastly entertaining film about two stunningly beautiful…
Australia's Beyond Films has nabbed worldwide rights, excluding Canada, to "Heart of the Sun," a romance set during the Great Depression and currently shooting in Edmonton, Alberta.
The National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People is accepting submissions for nominations for the 29th NAACP Image Awards, set for broadcast in February. Deadline is Oct. 31, and the…
Jessica Steen, last seen smooching with Michael Richards in "Trial and Error," has joined the cast of Touchstone's "Armageddon," which started shooting this week in L.A.
With the release of "An Alan Smithee Film --- Burn, Hollywood, Burn," the Directors Guild of America's all-purpose pseudonym for disowned films will make the unlikely move from cultish devotion to…
Buena Vista will expand its already lengthy tentacles in the international arena with the establishment of Buena Vista Film Sales as a full-service foreign sales firm, the company announced Thursday.
The two Barrys --- Sonnenfeld and Josephson --- have rounded out their Disney-based staff with the creative production hires of senior exec Lisa Ellzey and junior execs Bill Melton and Valerie…
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers is having a busy week: The White Plains, N.Y.-based organization has named 13 new fellows and has also announced which 17 of their number will…
Twentieth Century Fox has shelled out mid-six figures against high six figures for Aaron Drane's actioner spec "I Died a Thousand Times" for Arnold Kopelson to produce, sources said Thursday.