Universal's "Schindler's List" set a new post-Oscar daily box office record of $ 884,660 on March 22. That domestic take is more than $ 100, 000 better than the previous best posting in 1991 by…
The $ 55 million Canal Plus film "Stargate" has finally found a U.S. orbit: MGM/UA has just closed a domestic and Canadian distrib deal for the sci-fi extravaganza.
While many in Hollywood like to take career direction from their agent or manager, Jack Hill decided instead to listen to his guru, who instructed the '60 s writer-director to chuck Hollywood for the…
Malaysia's deputy prime minister said March 22 the government's ban on the Oscar-winning Holocaust film "Schindler's List" would be reviewed.
"Schindler's List" opened in Poland's ancient capital city Wednesday night, a year after Steven Spielberg arrived here to begin filming.
After a decade of belt-tightening measures, Venezuelan filmmakers are enjoying a miniboom in production. Seven films are either finishing post-production or are slated for exhibition , while 10 new…
In the Special Report on PBS' 25th anniversary in the March 14-20 edition of Variety, the director of the 1987 documentary "Eyes on the Prize" was misidentified.
Paramount and Universal have teamed up to create a plan to give India's English-language video-watchers a respite from poor quality pirated videocassettes. Fuzzy video recordings of new Hollywood…
Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. chairman Wayne Huizenga told securities analysts that he was unhappy with the value of Viacom Inc.'s buyout offer, a company spokesman said March 25.
When Dennis Muren showed up at the Academy Awards March 21, fans didn't scream for his autograph. But Muren, who picked up his eighth Oscar for helping create the dinos in "Jurassic Park," has a…
Walter Matthau has been cast to star as Albert Einstein in Paramount's romantic comedy "I.Q.," which is due to go before the cameras next month with Meg Ryan and Tim Robbins also starring.