Striving earnestly to be funny, "The Lottery" is too intent on preaching its no-free-lunches message to be amusing.
The National Film Censorship Appeal Committee has passed Steven Spielberg's "Schindler's List" with seven cuts amounting to less than five minutes of the pic's 3 1/4-hour screen time, but an Amblin…
There's trouble afoot in Pleasant Valley and the postcard-perfect suburb is about to burst at the seams in "Cops and Robbersons." However, the mixture of mischief and mayhem served up in the antic…
Review: ‘The Lifeforce Experiment Sci-Fi, Sat. April 16, 8 p.m. Filmed in Montreal and Nova Scotia by Filmline Intl./Screen Partners in Association with USA Pictures. Producer, Nicolas Clermont; Co-Producer, Kent Walwin; Director, Piers Haggard; Script, Mike Hodge’
Leaden sci-fi suspenser about an obsessed scientist (Donald Sutherland) trying to harness life's magnetic flux at the moment of death is monumentally boring.
Hoping to accelerate consumer interest in "The Lion King," Disney will take the unusual step of putting tickets on sale almost two months before the animated feature is released.
A sort of humorous variation on "Witness,""Holy Matrimony" appears to exist in a commercial limbo, and Disney has a challenge selling this innocuous but problematical comedy. Pic opens today in a…
The feature film bow of African-American director Ayoka Chenzira is woman's coming-of-age film with a few new twists. "Alma's Rainbow" describes a black girl growing up in Brooklyn with radically…
Distrib and exhib sources buzzed Thursday with word that Fox is pushing back James Cameron's summer Schwarzenegger actioner "True Lies" two weeks to a July 15 opening due to a tight post-production…
Displaying a new enthusiasm for British films, United Intl. Pictures has picked up Ken Loach's latest opus, "Ladybird, Ladybird," for distribution in the U.K. This will be the first Loach movie to be…
Jay Craven's Caledonia Pictures may suddenly find itself looking for product.
Marc Sternberg, an exec on such pix as "The Last Boy Scout,""Defending Your Life" and "CB4," has moved from Alphaville to take a senior veep of production slot at Daybreak Prods. on the Universal lot.