Joe Eszterhas, the writer who seemed at war with Hollywood through much of his career, has quietly packed his bags and gone away without good-byes to friends or associates.
At age 73, old Oscar is still capable of a few surprises. At the March 25 ceremonies, "Gladiator" nabbed five Academy Awards, including best picture, but without a win for screenplay or direction -…
Unlike some of their less fortunate fellow German film firms, distribs Helkon and Splendid posted positive results Friday.
After several false starts, Miramax is poised to start shooting the musical "Chicago," with a new script by Oscar-winning "Gods and Monsters" scribe Bill Condon and a deal in place with Rob Marshall.
Cineastes have long sung the praises of French helmer Chris Marker's "La Jetee," the 1962 post-nuclear holocaust short that inspired Terry Gilliam's "12 Monkeys."
In a preemptive deal worth $1 million against $1.5 million, MGM has purchased an untitled pitch by writers James DeMonaco and Kevin Fox for a film that will be directed by John Woo and produced by…
Further pumping its buying muscle as Italy's most voracious consumer of top independent product, leading Italian distributor Medusa and its sister company, television rights division Mediatrade, have…
Germany's Advanced Medien has upped its stake in Wolfgang Petersen's Red Cliff Prods. from 49% to 51%.
Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy-CEO Jack Valenti was a man of few words at Tuesday's congressional hearing on copyright and the Internet.
Somehow "Thirteen Days," directed by Roger Donaldson and staring Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Steven Culp and Dylan Baker, got lost in the Christmas and pre-Oscar shuffles.
Aussies will get their first opportunity to buy cinema tickets online this summer via Movieline, the telephone booking/info service owned jointly by the major circuits Greater Union, Hoyts and…