Abraham Polonsky, the acclaimed post-war writer and director whose career was curtailed by the Hollywood blacklist, died Tuesday at his home in Beverly Hills, apparently of heart failure. He was…
WB-based Jerry Weintraub Prods. has picked up the romantic comedy spec "Love Truck" by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore for $250,000 against $500,000.
In a coop full of Chicken Littles decrying the rapid fall of pop culture, the Just Think Foundation's approach stands out. Rather than urging better movie and TV ratings, Internet censorship or a…
France has selected Regis Wargnier's "East, West" as its contender for the Academy Awards best foreign-language film nominations.
The ninth biennial Filmcritica Masters of Cinema Campidoglio Award -- designed to honor international filmmakers whose creative achievements and critical merits often have been overshadowed by their…
Austrian helmer Barbara Alberts' first feature, "Nordrand" (Northern Skirts), copped both main prizes at the Viennale Film Festival in Vienna: the Vienna Film Award for best Austrian picture, as well…
An interesting meller whose impact is somewhat muffled by its low-budget, vid-shot presentation, "Thicker Than Water" reps a respectable first feature for rapper turned exec producer and thesp Mack…
Nearly 40 years after the studio mounted its first adaptation of the work, 20th Century Fox is set to return to F. Scott Fitzgerald's romantic epic "Tender Is the Night."
As the adage says, "You can't please all the people all the time," and at Sting's sold-out show Tuesday there were two distinct types of listeners to be pleased: Those who came hoping for songs by…
Gotham-based the Shooting Gallery and Los Angeles-based Middle Fork Prods. have teamed to co-produce large-budget films that will be distributed domestically by Universal Pictures.
Forty-seven years ago Tuesday -- the day Hattie McDaniel died -- the actress' wish to be buried in Hollywood was denied due to racism.