Aki Kaurismaki's "Total Balalaika Show" is the most incongruous -- and inspired -- crosscultural pairing since Nureyev danced with Miss Piggy. Hourlong concert docu could have auds convulsing with…
Several heavy hitters left the exclusives roster after expanding, but a few good performers kept the list afloat. Sony Pictures Classics' Oscar-winning "Belle Epoque" scored big in both Los Angeles…
A hip, offbeat horror item floating on a bed of dark philosophy, "Dellamorte Dellamore" is a deceptively easy genre picture with hidden depths. Based on a famous Italian comic strip, film toplines…
After months of negotiations, Tom Pollock has signed on for five more years as executive VP of MCA Inc. and chairman of the company's motion picture division.
James Gianopulos, prexy of 20th Century Fox Intl. and Pay TV, will take over the international distribution and marketing of Fox's theatrical product after being named that division's president.
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A million dollars ain't what it used to be. That is, unless you're an artiste who works for scale or one of those below-the-line heroes so movingly acknowledged this year at the Oscars.
Twentieth Century Fox's new family film division has purchased the spec script "Whiz Kid," with "North" star Elijah Wood attached to play a 13-year-old who accidentally becomes a genius. Eyed for a…
Ruling on a screenwriter's suit against Silver Pictures, the state Supreme Court has decreed that sexual harassment involving people of the same sex is illegal in California.
Standup comedian Ellen DeGeneres plays a single woman, Ellen Morgan, faced with such major moments as a bad photo on her driver's license and listening to gossip about her best friend.