"The Year of the Woman ... hmmm, I'll say it's been a good few years," Michelle Pfeiffer told more than 1,300 Women in Film members at their 17th annual Crystal Awards luncheon Friday.
Christian Slater will star opposite Joe Pesci in Paramount's untitled Barry Levinson project.
The version of the 1961 epic "El Cid" that opened the AFI/LA Film Festival Thursday evening was advertised as "restored and lengthened," as is the fashion with revivals of 30-year-old roadshow pix…
Writer/director Kevin Jarre has been replaced by George Cosmatos as helmer on Cinergi's "Tombstone," according to a Walt Disney Co. spokeswoman.
Wolf Schmidt has put his 15-year-old Kodiak Films into voluntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy -- citing legal and financial differences with its former creditor, the French bank Credit Lyonnais.
October Films, the New York-based independent distrib, has named Marcia Kirkley director of acquisitions. She assumes the post Aug. 2, and will oversee acquisition activity of both of October's…
The 20-year-old Festival International du Film Fantastique in the town of Avoriaz, in the French Alps, is about to undergo a radical facelift that has left fest organizers Promo 2000 seeing red.
"Last Action Hero" is a joyless, soulless machine of a movie. This $ 80 million-plus mishmash of fantasy, industry in-jokes, self-referential parody, film-buff gags and too-big action set-pieces will…
Beppe Attene, the young managing director of Italy's state film distributor Istituto Luce, resigned late last week after the board failed to accept his proposal to release the six-film slate of vet…
Funny, suspenseful, surprisingly lyrical moments like this could tickle adult auds -- if "Acting on Impulse" can slash its way out of the midnight-cult ghetto.
With top spots in France and Italy, Jane Campion's Palme d'Or-winning "The Piano" is already proving a major hit for CIBY Pictures. The pic has taken $ 6.3 million in three weeks from 352 screens…