Now that white rule is presumably ending in South Africa, "In Darkest Hollywood" provides some sort of closure to the 46 years since the 1948 elections ushered in apartheid. Noted Canadian-based…
The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's annual new-play showcase has taken a radical turn. Instead of the pseudo-realistic dramatic comedies that usually walk away with the Rosenthal Prize, this…
The makers of the acclaimed documentary "Hoop Dreams" signed to remake the docu into a telefilm with Turner Pictures to be aired on TNT in conjunction with the 1995 NBA playoffs.
In his desire to reveal the stupidity of the cultural schism that divides America, Lee Blessing has taken a decidedly cynical turn. His latest play highlights the dysfunctional nuclear family…
Toho-Towa Co., the Japanese film importer, has rotated its U.S. execs, naming Makoto Sekimoto as the company's U.S. representative in its Century City office. He replaces Yoji Akiyama, who is…
Reviewed at Rotterdam Intl. Film Festival, Jan. 28, 1994. Running time: 75 MIN.
A cozy, upfront heartwarmer about a Tokyo night-school teacher and his pupils , "A Class to Remember" is a polished big-studio production that won't get much farther offshore than the vid shelf in…
Triton Pictures announced Friday that it has broken off negotiations with French Hill Entertainment, which had proposed a stock swap acquisition of the indie distributor.
Although suggesting a certain weightiness, "The Dirigible" is a lightweight piece of fluff that may make the rounds at a few festivals. Commercial possibilities seem nil, even on the arthouse circuit.
Village Roadshow was the first Australian exhibitor to start blazing a multiplex trail across Southeast Asia. Now it seems certain it will face competition from the two other major Aussie chains…