New syndie sci-fi series whose pilot played last February hits the syndie trail with Warner Bros. distributing and lots of hoopla. Trekkies will strain to like it because of the concept, though the…
To many, the idea of giving 22 awards to an eligible 39 Spanish films might seem ludicrous. But not to the spectators that jammed into Madrid's Congress Hall Friday to watch the 2 1/2-hour Goyas…
Prolific Canadian author Michel Tremblay's 1990 "La Maison suspendue" (loosely translated, "House Among the Stars") plays his familiar motifs of incest and family identity in a complex…
For the 12th year, Douglass M. Stewart Jr. will supervise the selection and assembly of film sequences for the Academy Awards. The event is skedded March 21 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and will…
"Striking Distance" charged into French and Australian waters at full throttle last week while "Addams Family Values" was good value in Germany and Italy.
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No sooner had Hollywood begun to resume its normal rhythms and activity Friday -- however tentatively -- then a new series of strong aftershocks sent many people home.
French film production dropped in 1993 due to recessional caution over big-budget films. French producers turned out 101 pix, down from 113 the year before, with French motion picture investment…
If there's a hint of Quentin Tarantino in "Killing Zoe," it's well deserved, as the tyro talent shepherded this indie project. However, writer/director Roger Avary is no clone, and "Zoe" is a vivid…
I.R.S. Releasing has acquired U.S. theatrical distribution rights to the Canadian thriller "I Love a Man in Uniform," which made its U.S. debut Friday at the Sundance Film Festival, the company said.
"Go Fish" (described as a lesbian "She's Gotta Have It") and "Martha & Ethel" (a documentary about two nannies) share the honor of being the first films picked up for distribution since the Sundance…