The works of Henry James have generally proven difficult to dramatize -- witness the drearily flat recent film adaptations of his masterpieces "The Portrait of a Lady" and "The Wings of the Dove"…
Producer Lawrence Bender has bought an untitled romantic comedy spec for his Lawrence Bender Prods. banner.
Give D. Paul Thomas credit for tackling big issues in “The Presentment,” currently receiving its world premiere at the Pasadena Playhouse. The drama examines the intersection between the religious…
Bringing their envelope-pushing brand of humor into the normally chaste animation field, Peter and Bobby Farrelly have pacted to produce the animated comedy "Frisco Pigeon Mambo" for Fox Animation…
At once warmer and rowdier than its 1970 predecessor, Sam Weisman's updated remake of "The Out-of-Towners" is a pleasantly amusing comedy that showcases first-rate comic thesping and nimble slapstick…
The three main summer theater festivals in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts have announced their schedules. With Gwyneth Paltrow as Rosalind in Shakespeare's "As You Like It,'' Ethan Hawke in…
European Union competition commissioner Karel Van Miert has ended his yearlong war of words with UIP and looks set to allow the distributor to continue operating on the continent.
In what they hope will turn into a long-term relationship, Good Machine Intl. and Newmarket Capital Group have pacted to co-produce and co-finance an unspecified number of independent pics each year.
The lineup for the weekend's top five grossers was reshuffled when the actual figures were reported Monday.
A diverting, if just half-successful, attempt to put a fresh spin on the now-familiar mix of hit men and black comedy, "Angel's Dance" shifts the central p.o.v. to a female character --- then doesn't…