Sumptuously decked out in all departments except a fully worked script, "The Borrowers" is a top-notch family film that welds English quaintness and eccentricity with high-tech effects.
Universal Pictures has acquired the film rights to journo Barry Siegel's recent Los Angeles Times' series about the unprecedented federal proceedings that set free a convicted "trailer trash"…
Nicole Kidman, who currently is completing work on Stanley Kubrick's "Eyes Wide Shut," will accept the Golden Lion for career achievement being awarded to the director Sept. 6 during the…
Richard Paradis has been named president of the Canadian Assn. of Film Distributors and Exporters.
Buena Vista's Robin Williams starrer "Flubber" demonstrated the most bounce-per-ounce among Turkey Day contenders, sailing to an estimated $36.4 million over the five-day weekend.
Well-intentioned and daring, Solveig Hoogesteijn's "Santera," which looks at the impact of indigenous Latin-American witchcraft on the life of a city girl, approaches a difficult subject with…
An unabashed vanity production, "Pieces" is the misfired saga of a trio of brothers whose illegal bent threatens to undo a legitimate front. Loud, brash and self-confident, the film is needlessly…
The 35th Gijon Intl. Film Festival, which closed Saturday, further reinforced its position as Spain's premier showcase for low-budget, edgy indie pics.
Timo Lahtinen, former chief buyer for Danish entertainment and film giant Nordisk Film, will launch a pan-Scandinavian film distribution and consulting outfit called Smile Entertainment March 1.
Gen-X novelist Ray Loriga makes his helming debut with "My Brother's Gun," a languid Hispanic reprise of pics such as "Kalifornia" and "Natural Born Killers." Though this is the best Spanish youth…
In an explosive finale to the fall season abroad, "Starship Troopers" had a high-flying start to its international campaign in Southeast Asia, while "Hercules" was wowing auds in Europe and "In…