Buena Vista was the big winner Monday night at Variety's EDI Reel Awards, walking away with five statues for its $100 million-plus 1996 releases, as well as a special award for three consecutive…
Ted Demme and Joel Stillerman's Spanky Pictures and Denis Leary and Jim Serpico's Apostle Films have teamed to independently produce "Noose," a gritty Irish-American drama slated to begin lensing in…
Regal Cinemas Inc. is expanding in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, buying Magic Cinemas LLC's five theaters for $24.5 million.
Scriptwriters Network has announced a May 10 deadline for the seventh annual Carl Sautter Memorial Scriptwriting Competition for Film & Television.
Producer Saul Zaentz recalled the one day he missed of shooting "The English Patient." While Zaentz was away in London, director Anthony Minghella broke his ankle, forcing the helmer to leave the set…
Pretty much the definition of a divertissement --- or "diversionary entertainment," in the more awkward English phrase listed in the program --- the musical "By Jeeves" is so relentlessly lightweight…
A lightweight family comedy, "It's for a Good Cause" tries hard to please with its heartwarming tale of a boy smuggling an African refugee into his home, but lame dialogue and lackluster performances…
"The Soong Sisters" is a full-bore historical melodrama that sweeps the viewer along with eye-catching widescreen compositions but falls way short of its obvious intentions. This portrait of China's…
Li'l Abner" meets "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" in "Isle of Lesbos," a high-spirited, low-budget attempt at an old-style Technicolor musical that plays like a gay Mardi Gras outing. Campily…
Working from an internationally acclaimed children's novel by Uri Orlev, Danish filmmaker Soren Kragh-Jacobsen takes a fresh approach to a familiar subject in "The Island on Bird Street."