Tattered baggage though it be, "Samson et Dalila" maintains its place in the opera repertory on the strength of its glittering surface. Sure, it has only one tune worth remembering, and its ballet is…
Miramax Films has signed Sherman Alexie to adapt and direct his bestselling novel "Reservation Blues" for the screen. Alexie, will be making his directorial debut with "Blues."
Miramax Films and Rome-based distributor Medusa Films have pacted with Giuseppe Tornatore ("Cinema Paradiso") to direct an Italian-language period film "Malena," starring Monica Bellucci.
Salted with every ounce of bitterness suggested by the title, "Love Stinks" lacks the comic style or abandon to make its cynical turn on male-female relationships anything more than a short-lived…
Under its Gun for Hire shingle, Gotham-based indie The Shooting Gallery is converting a Miami Beach warehouse into rentable office space for line producers and other below-the-line film and video…
In a case of Hollywood power coming full circle, Mel Harris is back as co-prexy and chief operating officer at Sony Pictures Entertainment.
The horror genre hasn't boasted an "Exorcist" knockoff in some time, and those who've been suffering the lack will get their fix with "Stigmata." Aggressively silly, this possession thriller starts…
The Independent Feature Project has announced director and writer finalists for the third annual Gordon Parks Awards.
Former Universal Pictures acquisitions exec Ted Perkins and Hispanic marketing specialist Juan Carlos Nieto have formed Latin Universe, a new U.S. distrib that will focus on Spanish-lingo and Latino…
As all-American and all-Hollywood as a movie can get in the late '90s, "For Love of the Game" represents a modest personal comeback for star Kevin Costner, in the best combo of his strengths as…
Sandra Bullock's Fortis Films has reupped its production deal at Warner Bros. and is ramping up a quartet of projects, two animated and two live-action, for Bullock to star in.