The strong Friday debuts of "Donnie Brasco" and "Booty Call" propelled the year's domestic box office to $1 billion in a record 59 days. That puts 1997 very much on track for a $6 billion-plus year.
In its third edition, the 1997 Los Angeles Independent Film Festival (April 3-7) features 16 world premieres among its 20 films, three feature documentaries and 34 shorts.
February box office performance smashed all prior groundhog months, with a staggering $479.9 million cume. That's a hefty $90 million better than the prior record set a year ago (and encompassing 29…
Everyone gathered at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel Feb. 25 to say "I love you" to Goldie Hawn, who became the first actress honored by the American Museum of the Moving Image at its annual gala salute.
He's featured in interviews in the boxing docu "When We Were Kings." Now, novelist-pugilist-auteur Norman Mailer is going another round: He's attached to direct the fictional boxing drama "Ringside,"…
Fox's reissue of "The Empire Strikes Back" led the weekend with an estimated $12.6 million, but TriStar's "Donnie Brasco" mobsters were shooting it out right behind with $11.2 million.
A labor of love that took 10 years to reach the screen, Francesco Rosi's version of Italian chemist and writer Primo Levi's ''The Truce'' arrives as an earnest but profoundly old-fashioned film.
A slick, entertaining melodrama that deals head-on with themes of gay sexuality and homophobia from a film industry not known for its attention to those issues, "A Queer Story" presents a…
Strong lead performances and sharply observed psychological details are the hallmarks of "Mr. Vincent," a low-budget indie drama that marks helmer Robert Celestino as a filmmaker worth watching…
Unusual vid-format effort blurs the line between media parody and real exploitation by making actors --- and viewers --- complicit in corruption of real-life events for the sake of sensation…
The effervescent wit of prolific director Raoul Ruiz goes flat at times as he plays with double identities, free will and psychoanalysis in "Genealogies of a Crime," a film targeted at viewers who…