German video distributor Pro-Fun Media is expanding its operations to include theatrical releases, forming a strategic partnership with Berlin distrib GM Films.
Shirley Horn has quickly ascended in the 1990s as the grand dame of jazz singing, her rise coming as others have passed on and youngsters have yet to exhibit a maturity and mastery of standards…
Mike Myers, the writing-producing-acting force behind the "Austin Powers" film franchise, has been tapped an Oscar presenter.
DTS), Kirk Francis; supervising sound editors, Dennis Drummond, David Giammarco; associate producer, Lisa Grundy; assistant director, Douglas C. Metzger; casting, Mali Finn. Reviewed at Paramount…
In his first deal since ankling his post as chairman of the Walt Disney Co. in January, Joe Roth has signed Julia Roberts to a multiyear pact with his as-yet unnamed company.
There's no shortage of drama in any chapter of Little Richard Penniman's life and his early years have always made for one of rock 'n' roll's great stories of triumph. The spirit that drove Little…
San Francisco casts a formidible shadow, one long enough to make South Bay residents feel themselves cast into the cultural shade. So it struck many as naive -- even a tad silly -- when executive…
You would think that a TV movie version of Daniel Keyes' popular novel "Flowers for Algernon" would have a hard time living up to the memory of "Charly," the hard-hitting 1968 version of the story…
Brazil's first annual Great Cinema Awards were dominated by Carlos Diegues' "Orfeu" and "The First Day" from Daniela Thomas and Walter Salles.
Sony-based Centropolis Entertainment has paid six figures for the rights to Elizabeth Gilbert's forthcoming GQ article "The Sting," about the real-life experiences of indie film producer George…