There's an ambition to "Greedy" one has to admire. The concept -- that a small army of potential heirs will stoop lower than a limbo dancer to pick up the pelf of a stinking-rich relative -- is both…
Among the pix that have buyers buzzing at the market: Paul Verhoeven’s “Crusade” and Renny Harlin’s “Cutthroat Island” from Carolco. Asking prices were described by one would-be buyer as…
Writer/director Phil Alden Robinson will receive the 1994 Valentine Davies Award from the Writers Guild of America, West. The Guild said the award is presented to a member whose "contributions to the…
John Dexter was appointed director of productions at the Metropolitan Opera in 1974, and over the next seven years he and music director James Levine turned the Met into the country's best resident…
Jim Carrey -- Hollywood's new $ 7 Million Man -- was back on top of the weekend box office as Warner Bros.' "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" grossed $ 6.2 million for the frame.
Steven Spielberg continued to pile up honors last week with a salute from the American Museum of the Moving Image.
A fight over control of two indie pix currently being marketed at AFM -- one that has allegedly led to death threats by the former distributor -- landed in court Thursday, with a producer and a…
Filmways Entertainment Corp. has acquired a number of pix for international distribution. In post-production are romantic thriller “Backlash,” produced/written by Jake Carvey and David de Vos and…
Over the past couple of years I have reviewed several dozen creative financing schemes. Major studios, independents, first-time producers and well-respected producers all have been approached with a…
Feature production/sales outfit Capella Intl. is preeming in-house pix "Two Bits,""Exquisite Tenderness" and "The Last Tattoo" at the American Film Market, which opened Thursday in Santa Monica.