The last time Martin Scorsese left New York on a spiritual mission was back in 1988 when his "The Last Temptation of Christ" drew a flurry of Christian protests and the odd case of a solo Oscar…
The main problem for "Donnie Brasco," as with every film released prior to the summer of 1997, is just being remembered.
Arnon Milchan's New Regency shifted its studio deal in September from Warner Bros. in Burbank to 20th Century Fox in Century City, a distance of approximately 8 miles and about $50 --- $60 million…
Barry Kemp, the TV scribe and producer responsible for "Newhart" and "Coach," is moving like a blitzing linebacker into the feature world with three new projects to write and/or produce for Universal…
Quentin Tarantino eluded the sophomore jinx in a huge way after "Reservoir Dogs" put him on the filmland map in 1992 by scoring an Oscar win for best screenplay for one of the best picture nominees…
"The Boxer'' enters the Oscar ring with considerable weapons in its corner. Pound-for-pound, few films this season carry the kind of Oscar pedigree of this one.
Fox's reissue of the "Star Wars" trilogy has taken the eponymous first pic in the series to the top slot on Daily Variety's all-time rental champs.
Nothing brings out the unique nature of Hollywood's trademark blending of the sublime and absurd more than the Oscar race.
The plight of comedy motion pictures at Oscar time is always the same. It's hard to break through the bias toward more serious fare when Academy members choose the five nominees for best picture.
Multi-character slices of life have often piqued Oscar's interest, from director Robert Altman's best-picture nominees "MASH," "Nashville" and "The Player" to such eclectic, character-teeming…
Pic's biggest Oscar battle will be to counter its reputation as a commercial project. Not helping is the possessory "John Grisham's" in front of the title.