International exhibitors launched NATO/ShoWest '94 Monday with a rallying cry for free trade, as top European exhibs challenged the specter of quotas on indigenous product and called for the free…
"Farewell My Concubine" director Chen Kaige has outlined production plans for his next film "Madame Mao," which will be based on the life story of the wife of Mao Tse-tung.
It was aces high once again, as Morgan Creek's "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" stood its ground on top of the box office heap with a three-day total of just over $ 5 million.
"Sirens," the latest Miramax pickup from the Antipodes, is a deliciously sexy and hedonistic comedy of morals and manners, filmed amid some of Australia's most spectacular scenery. The blend of…
Mike Nichols, Dick Van Dyke and Elaine May took top honors at the eighth annual American Comedy Awards Sunday night at the Shrine Auditorium -- although the recent deaths of comedy veterans John…
A true story about a handicapped African girl who becomes a champion swimmer, "The Waterbaby" is dignified family entertainment with particular appeal for kids. Though it's mainly a heroic sports…
A comedy about trying to make a saint out of a slut, "The Last Seal" has just enough charm and gags to get auds through the first half, but after that they'll start wishing there was a storyline they…
Six weeks after studio head Mike Medavoy resigned from TriStar Pictures, execs keep on shuffling at both TriStar and its sister studio, Columbia Pictures.
Though dominated by a striking, lived-in performance from Gallic comedienne Anemone, "Something Fishy" is too easygoing for its own good. Gently comic portrait of a 40ish female gumshoe whose…
A familiar tale of middle-aged angst and dislocation is given assured treatment in this first feature by David Jacobson, but there may not be too many paying customers willing to participate in the…
The American Film Market wrapped March 4 with conflicting signals from both sellers and buyers about the worth of the 14th edition of the trade bazaar.