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.
Miramax has picked up North American rights to writer-director Todd Haynes' glam-rock pic ''Velvet Goldmine.''
Even as helmer James Cameron is rushing to complete filming on his mega-buck "Titantic," a group of angry fishermen have made front-page news in the Mexican media by trying to sink the land sale that…
Steven Soderbergh has been set to direct George Clooney in Universal Pictures' "Out of Sight," sources said. The director had the inside track to helm the project, which was adapted by Scott Frank…
Not much of the passion at work ends up onscreen in "Lucie Aubrac," a French Resistance drama about a wife's determined efforts to save her imprisoned husband from the firing squad. Poised playing by…
Violent, hard-driving action, stylish visuals and handsome young antiheroes with chutzpah to burn has placed the Triad youth series "Young and Dangerous" among Hong Kong's biggest B.O. smashes of the…