The last screenplay by the late film Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa, the story of a masterless samurai and his ailing wife, will be made into a movie, officials at Kurosawa's studio said…
Long a fixture on the Off-Loop scene and well known in Chicago for her innovative if intellectually esoteric dramatic adaptations of classical narrative texts, auteur director Mary Zimmerman is…
Buena Vista's football comedy "The Waterboy" kicked off the holiday season with a stunning $39.1 million studio-estimated debut, scoring a nonsummer opening record and ensuring topliner Adam Sandler…
Joe Black/Young Man In half the time it takes to "Meet Joe Black," many good films chart an entire life story. By contrast, this thoroughly over-elaborated whimsy dawdles distractedly in delineating…
An intelligently conceived, delicately wrought follow-up to 1996's "Things I Never Told You," Isabel Coixet's "To Those Who Love" makes an ambitious stab at affecting auds' hearts and minds, and…
Capping off a charmed year for Italy's most popular comedian, Roberto Benigni's "Life Is Beautiful" has been chosen as the country's official submission in the foreign-language film category of the…
Walt Disney has acquired the North American distribution rights to Bruce Willis' "Breakfast of Champions."
The American Cinema Editors have elected film editor Mark Goldblatt ("Armageddon," "Terminator II") president for a two-year term.
Karl Malden will be honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Tuesday at New York's Museum of Modern Art.
The 49th Berlin International Film Festival (Feb. 10-21) is dedicating its annual retrospective to the films of Hollywood director and producer Otto Preminger, the festival announced Wednesday.