This butterfly just doesn't fly. Icy, surprisingly conventional and never truly convincing, David Cronenberg's screen version of David Henry Hwang's hit Broadway play gets all dressed up in fancy…
Actress Gena Rowlands is the subject of a weekend tribute by the American Cinematheque, beginning today. Nine programs encompassing 13 performances will be presented at the Directors Guild of America…
It was an R-rated week for the Classification & Rating Administration of the Motion Picture Assn. of America, which slapped the "under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian" tag on all…
The Hamptons Film Festival, Oct. 20-24, will host the world premiere of "The Nutcracker" with Macaulay Culkin and package nearly a dozen European premieres, according to fest's international director…
Never mind the calendars: It's the Year of the Dragon at this year's Toronto Festival of Festivals. Reflecting the resurgence and cross-border ties of Chinese filmers, no less than 14 of the 23 pics…
Burt Reynolds will guest on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” Monday, possibly boosting the hour leading into NBC’s intro of “Late Night With Conan O’Brien.” In other latenight news, ABC announced…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has named chairmen of 36 standing committees to serve for the 1993-94 fiscal year; each will select a vice chairman and committee members.
The team behind "Stand and Deliver" has delivered Disney a difficult marketing proposition: a predominantly serious film about subject matter that seems rife with humor.
In an expected move, Miramax Films announced Wednesday that it has acquired all North American rights to Boaz Yakin's directorial debut "Fresh," which stars Samuel L. Jackson and Giancarlo Esposito.
Kim Basinger finds herself boxed up after all in this vehicle about a female bank robber, which isn't bad but just gets where it's going very slowly. With Basinger and Val Kilmer generating little…
Sony Pictures Classics has moved into the arena of worldwide acquisitions with its $ 1.9 million purchase of Swedish pic "The Slingshot."