Four years in the making, "Living on the River Agano" is a powerful indictment of Japanese government policies. Pic focuses on the destruction of traditional communities and lifestyles by chemical…
In "S.O.S. Woman in Distress," first-time helmer Evelyne Dress presents an uneven, comic look at the downside of liberated womanhood. Dress, who also produced, scripted and stars, makes an appealing…
A revitalized RKO Pictures said Friday that it has signed an agreement with director Robert Altman and Sandcastle 5 Prods. to co-develop the film "Mata Hari."
Tom Zubrycki, one of Australia's top docu directors, has come up with a candid and moving portrait of a married couple who relocated to Australia from El Salvador at the height of that country's…
Hollywood bakes the pie, so why doesn't it cut itself a bigger slice? The filmed entertainment business -- which distributes new productions and licenses its programming libraries -- remains the…
The angel finally has touched down. Six months ago "Millennium Approaches," the first part of "Angels in America," swept Broadway off its feet while leaving two of the biggest question marks in the…
Wraparound ("The Library")
Directors Ridley and Tony Scott have finalized their four-year, $ 25 million financing and domestic distribution deal with Italy's RCS Films & TV, London's Majestic Films Intl. and 20th Century Fox…
On the Jack Lemmon-Walter Matthau scale, "Grumpy Old Men" comes closer to the languor of "Buddy, Buddy" than the inspired lunacy of "The Odd Couple" or "The Fortune Cookie," saddling the two old pros…
"Little Buddha" had its world preem in wintry France and the "Addams Family" sequel began its foreign journey in sweltering, summery Australia. Both look promising, but not outstanding.