Miramax's "Shall We Dance?" pirouetted into the top spot on the exclusives roster during its first weekend in New York and Los Angeles. Writer-director Masayuki Suo's Japanese-language comedy waltzed…
There may be trouble brewing in toon town. "Hercules" is on track to become Disney's least-successful animated feature in eight years. In fact, since the highwater mark of 1994's "The Lion King,"…
The highly sought life rights to Peter Leonard, a man with a third-grade education who gained national recognition when he won a seat in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, have been granted…
The summer season, now at the midway point, is shaping up more potently abroad than domestically, as continued multiplexing and better-spaced release skeds are enabling the big U.S. films to realize…
MGM went out Monday with a full slate of feature releases through the next year, nailing down dates for pics in the pipeline from newly acquired Orion Pictures and Goldwyn Entertainment.
Advocates for Youth is accepting entries for the 1997 Nancy Susan Reynolds Awards, which honor outstanding portrayals of family planning, sexuality and reproductive health in TV, film and…
Hoping to revive the charming young doctor that inspired a generation of medical dramas, the Paramount-based Cort-Madden company and Gotham-based Boardwalk Entertainment have teamed to produce "Dr…
The British Academy of Film & Television Arts has chosen Dolby Laboratories Inc. to receive a Special Technical Award to mark the company's "outstanding technical achievements in film sound."
C. Thomas Howell, Roddy Piper and David Carradine began shooting Monday in Toronto on Filmwave Picture's sci-fi actioner "Shepherd."
Two very different approaches to the topic of extraterrestrial life accounted for nearly half the total weekend box office. Sony's sci-fi comedy sophomore "Men in Black" dropped 41% to gross $30.1…