"The Next Best Thing" to a good movie is a well-intentioned one, and at the end of the day, that less-than-compelling consolation prize is about the best thing one can hand this resoundingly adequate…
Former Disney studio topper Joe Roth is in negotiations to put together the first film deal for his as-yet-unnamed indie shingle.
A gentle WWII-era drama set in a small North Carolina town, Showtime's "Run the Wild Fields" is the type of memory pic that used to pop up on PBS' now-defunct "American Playhouse" years ago. Rich in…
Donald Petrie (“My Favorite Martian”) is in negotiations to direct Sandra Bullock in the Castle Rock Entertainment/Village Roadshow co-production “Miss Congeniality.” Petrie will replace Hugh Wilson…
For none of the advertised reasons, and all of the right ones, the Los Angeles Opera has come through with one of its season's best stagings, and one of the company's few genuine Verdian triumphs.
Exhibs hitting the Las Vegas strip for ShoWest this weekend should head straight for the roulette wheel. It's an apt symbol of the dizzying change and high stakes now facing the movie theater biz.
Though Yankowitz's text quite often resembles an extended lecture with dramatic examples, director Hope Alexander elicits moving, multi-layered performances from an excellent six-member ensemble…
Gotham-based Itsy Bitsy Entertainment Co., best known for such children's television programming as "Teletubbies," is moving onto the silver screen, tapping Tim McCanlies ("The Iron Giant") to adapt…
Finally, the folks at Disney TV have found the perfect career path for drop-dead gorgeous supermodels who are longing to break into acting: star in a family movie where they can play Barbie-type…
Cameron Diaz has been tapped a presenter at this month's Oscar kudocast.