Carbon-copy crime drama won juried American Independent award at this year’s Seattle Film Festival, an odd choice since it was arguably the least original item among contenders. Bottom-drawer plot of…
Unapix Films -- whose most recent release "Men" debuted last weekend -- will provide a $15,000 cash grant to the winner of the first Production Grant Program. An offshoot of the L.A. Independent Film…
Alessandro Nivola, last seen as Nicolas Cage's slightly less crazy brother in "Face/Off," steps up to leading man status in "Mansfield Park."
Much of the charm of one of the modern classics of children's literature survives, despite some patchy filmmaking, in "Madeline." Stitched together using elements from four of Ludwig Bemelmans'…
True to its promise made a year ago, China has neither cracked down on Hong Kong nor done the city's ailing film industry any special favors.
The overseas record book for "Titanic" earned one more entry by setting a record for box office receipts at a single theater in Japan, a Japanese financial daily reported Tuesday.
The German city of Weisbaden is developing plans for a festival devoted to the cinema of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, provisionally set for spring 2000.
Sharon Stone is in talks to topline "Crimes of Opportunity," which will mark thesp Peter Coyote's helming and screenwriting debut.
With more than $3.1 billion generated in the domestic marketplace in the first six months of 1998, there's reason for celebration in distribution and exhibition circles.
The Directors Guild of America's national board voted Saturday to make a $50,000 contribution to the National Film Preservation Foundation, created by an Act of Congress in 1996 to raise private…
After a multimillion-dollar PR countdown, "Armageddon" blasted off Monday night with a splashy world preem at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.