In her native Germany, filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl is still a taboo topic for many, as witnessed by the number of German directors who not only turned down making this film, but refused to comment on…
Behind all the recent Heidi Fleiss headlines is one basic reality: Hollywood has gone corporate like the rest of America, but it has not made the transition easily.
In the world of independent films, there is often a significant difference between perception and reality as far as success is concerned.
The film processing business, critical to moviemaking but devoid of Hollywood glitz, faces slow growth and narrowing profits from a host of pressures. Chief among them are industry consolidation and…
Independent film production continued to decline marginally for the second consecutive year as the number of films rated by the Motion Picture Assn. of America's Classification & Rating…
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. Monday reported a net loss of $ 46.7 million for the second quarter ended June 30, trimming 20% from its loss in the same quarter a year earlier.
European distributors have finally set their lineups for an autumn avalanche of Hollywood hits, and most say "Jurassic Park" won't be the only pic pulling dino-size audiences into theaters this fall.
Adultery and its consequences, fellatio in tight quarters and inspired fraud loom large in one-man band Claude Lelouch's latest confection, "Tout Ca ... pour ca!" Congenial thesping gets higher marks…
Kino On Video, the homevideo division of the New York-based theatrical distributor Kino Intl., will release four Russian classics never before available on video.
Suzy Amis' superlative performance dominates every frame of "The Ballad of Little Jo," an earnest drama about a woman who disguises herself as a man to survive hardship in the Old West. But this…
Independent movie making is not about low budgets, according to Tom Rothman, worldwide production president of the Samuel Goldwyn Co.