If you can believe such casting as Sam Shepard playing a kind clothing store owner and Diane Keaton as a seamstress, you may enjoy the schmaltzy, old-fashioned meller "The Only Thrill" (aka…
New Line Cinema, betting heavily on a remake of the John Cassavetes/Ben Gazzara 1976 cult pic "The Killing of a Chinese Bookie," is in final talks for a script from son Nick Cassavetes and a…
Futuristic and prehistoric adventures provided the few thrills in an often-wilting foreign frame at the B.O.
Tom Schulman summed up a central message that panelists brought to a first-of-its-kind writers conference in Santa Monica: "Fight."
The oft-told cinematic tales of Brazil's famous 1930s outlaws, the cangaceiros, have frequently used historical film stock made at the time. "Perfumed Ball" tells the true story of Benjamin Abrahao…
A courtroom-style feature focusing on the trial of Jesus Christ is to be filmed in Cape Town, producer Roy Rudolphe said Thursday.
Hollywood Pictures dumped this lame Joe Pesci-Danny Glover comedy without press screenings, and the chief mystery is why this unfunny item didn't go directly to homevid. Perhaps they're hoping "Gone…
Chock-full of gyrating go-go dancers and bopping surf-guitar music, "Pale Saints" takes the Tarantino crime pic and adds a curious 1960s sheen. It's a pastiche of "Pulp Fiction," "The Usual Suspects"…
Apparently not yet tired of bringing Broadway musical roles to the bigscreen, "Evita" star Madonna has signed to star alongside Goldie Hawn in Miramax Films' screen adaptation of "Chicago."
Former Daily Variety film reporter Andy Marx and Los Angeles Times cartoonist Tony Peyser sold a comedy pitch to Walt Disney Pictures called "Darkness at Night" for producer Laurence Mark ("Jerry…