Fun, generally upbeat tour of NYC's Lower East Side, as seen by the denizens of a tenement, scores points with a big, talented cast (with most players working against type) and a smart boho attitude…
Canada's federal government has extended a tax shelter scheme that puts extra dollars in U.S. producers' pockets, but plans to replace it in November with a program that might be less lucrative
Any discussion of the creation and sustenance of film franchises usually includes mentions of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg and the other usual suspects. But in fact, the kingpin Hollywood…
The American Cinematheque's new series --- "Two-Fisted Tales: The Explosive Cinema of Sam Fuller" --- kicks off Friday with a 40th anniversary screening of "Forty Guns."
Miramax Films is in exclusive talks to produce "The Debtors," a madcap comedy about a couple addicted to spending that was penned by Jordan Roberts.
Columbia TriStar Home Video, ShadowCatcher Entertainment and producer Larry Estes have announced the formation and sponsorship of SearchParty, a mentor program to provide funding and distribution for…
There might be little connection between Richard Donner's propensity for pulling stunts on co-workers and his action meister's expertise in working with stunt pros, but his reputation for levity and…
Aussie producer Lynda House ("Muriel's Wedding,") sure does have an excellent sense of timing.
Whoopi Goldberg is moving from the stage back to the bigscreen in two films that will have the actress jumping between productions.
After resisting getting involved in filmmaking for many years, Latin America's biggest TV player, Globo, finally has decided to enter the sector.
It took two wily Hungarians to finally turn the tables on inveterate practical joker Richard Donner, otherwise known as the clown prince of one-upmanship.