Alec Baldwin has joined the all-star cast of the 66th Academy Awards show, skedded March 21 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
The title refers to Article 2 of the Italian Constitution, which allows citizens to live according to the dictates of their religion. Maurizio Zaccaro's heartfelt but measured film attacks a loophole…
David Rosenthal co-created “These Friends of Mine” with Carol Black & Neal Marlens, who have since left the series. Rosenthal continues as co-exec producer with Warren Bell. * * * Director of…
This is a somber little film which, with its limited settings and cast (it's virtually a two-hander), would probably have played better onstage or on television. There's an intriguing idea here, but…
Turner Pictures Worldwide has announced that three animated properties will be released through its sell-through homevideo pipeline.
A feisty feminist spirit serviceably cloaks the whiff of old-school stagnancy surrounding "The Story of Xinghua," an allegorical meller about greed and blind opportunism in modern rural China that…
Destined to be known forever in industry circles as the musical that wasn't, James L. Brooks' showbiz comedy hits occasional high notes on the laugh scale but suffers from a choppiness that betrays…
Spelling Films Intl. made it official that it will set sail this summer with "Love Boat: The Movie" (Daily Variety, Jan. 4). Its sales arm announced two additional upcoming projects, the high-tech…
Cinema Novo veteran Nelson Pereira Dos Santos is back with a strange, difficult fantasy in which he seems to be attacking low moral values in Brazilian society. But the message is heavily coated…
The unstoppable "Mrs. Doubtfire" broke through the $ 100 million barrier overseas last week, powered by outstanding holdover business and big bows in a handful of small markets.