For a latter-day generation of adolescents, "George of the Jungle" was a humorous antidote to sappy animated TV characters. The loinclothed, lantern-jawed hero had the heart of Tarzan and the sense…
A revelatory and inspiring look at a little-known aspect of World War II and modern cultural history, "Beyond Barbed Wire" stirringly reaffirms the notion that severe adversity can bring out the best…
The antic coming of age of three Arkansas brothers centers the amusing and entertaining "Wild America." A yarn about pursuing one's dream, the film mostly sidesteps the serious stuff, making its…
Roughly made, intermittently engaging five-guys-in-the-hood tale could connect with alienated youth demo. Lack of marquee names or solid hook, though, will keep "The Small Hours" from being noticed…
A shamelessly sentimental but occasionally majestic evocation of a WWII boyhood in a large Jewish family in Algiers, Roger Hanin's semi-autobiographical "Sun" features a radiant turn by Sophia Loren…
British comedy takes a step back some three decades with "Preaching to the Perverted," an old-fashioned, nudge-nudge-wink-wink lark set in London's S&M club scene that plays like "Carry on…
There's too much banter and bickering, and not enough wild humor or exciting action, in "Nothing to Lose," a mildly entertaining movie that tries too hard to be too many things: a smart interracial…
Feeling the entrepreneurial tug, David Friendly is leaving his post as prexy of Davis Entertainment to form his own production banner, Friendly Prods., with an exclusive three-year deal with Fox 2000.
New Line Cinema has inked "Jack and Sarah" director Tim Sullivan to rewrite and helm "Walking Papers" for Irene Webb to produce, sources said Thursday.
The Motion Picture Assn. of America has upped Simon Barsky to senior VP and general counsel of the MPAA and its international arm, the Motion Picture Assn.