A searing, touching documentary about the 1992 civil unrest in Los Angeles, "The Fire This Time" is also the first work to place the riots in the context of the black community's history in L.A…
This year's Academy Awards presentation will be makin' Whoopi. Oscar-winning actress and comedian Whoopi Goldberg hasbeen tapped to host the 66th Oscar show.
Exhibs who had been griping about the undernourished start to 1994 dined out lavishly last week as "Mrs. Doubtfire" electrified the U.K., Germany and Austria ,"Little Buddha" shone in Spain, and the…
For all its X-rated conversation, "Talking Sex" doesn't come across as gratuitous. HBO's hour spec walks a fine line, but the general message is: Explore new methods of sexual satisfaction and, if…
Director Sydney Pollack is in final negotiations to close a production pact with Paramount Pictures, bringing the studio two projects under a first-look deal.
The state of California continues to dominate the market in terms of the number of feature films that were either partially or completely shot here in 1993.
Some notably touchy material receives erratic treatment in "Spanking the Monkey." David O. Russell's first feature, which won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival and was picked up there…
One of the three ghosts cast in Universal/Amblin's “Casper” is Joe Nipote. His name was misspelled in a story Thursday. * * * Paramount's “Maury Povich Show” was omitted from a ratings story…
Al Pacino, the winner of last year's best actor Oscar, is the first celebrity set as a presenter on the 66th Academy Awards show being produced by Gilbert Cates.
NATO/ShoWest '94 named Harrison Ford as its first Box Office Star of the Century. The star of "The Fugitive" and the Indiana Jones film series will receive the accolade at the Paramount Pictures…