David Ward, scribe of "The Sting," has signed to write and direct Interscope Communications' "The Best Man."
In "God Said, Ha!," Julia Sweeney, the gifted comedian of "Saturday Night Live" fame, delivers an extended monologue so exquisitely written, so emotionally touching --- and so entertaining --- that…
Climbing the Hollywood ladder has become a staple topic of the American indie scene. An acerbic look at the needy and aspiring, "Starf*cker" gets in a few good licks and observations, but the film…
DreamWorks Pictures has buttoned up the rights to fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi's three-part comic book "The Adventures of Sandee the Supermodel," which it plans to develop into a feature film and…
An extended surfing video thinly disguised as an action movie, "In God's Hands" is a disjointed blend of technical superiority, and narrative and dramatic weakness.
Columbia Tristar Motion Picture Group has acquired all domestic rights to Initial Entertainment Group's war drama "Savior." The company also has picked up distribution rights in several foreign…
Combine the high-energy pyrotechnic choreography of a Hong Kong actioner with the plight of a banal sitcom schnook and you have "The Big Hit." A fleet piece of sock-'em entertainment, its kinetic…
Toronto International Film Festival has appointed Colin Geddes as the new programmer for the festival's popular Midnight Madness collection of cult films and cinematic exotica.
The latest entry in the growing field of indie youth ensemble films, "Bongwater" is an uneven, intermittently likable movie about a group of Portland residents for whom getting high is a way of life.
Lions Gate Films has followed up its acquisition of Paul Schrader's "Affliction" (Daily Variety, April 17) with a deal to distribute Ted Demme's untitled Irish-American working-class drama starring…
Responding to recent accusations that Warner Village Cinemas multiplexes gives inadequate space to Italian releases, Antonio Maldonado, CEO of the newly established national exhibition chain, has…
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