Winding up his second year as Locarno Intl. Film Festival chief, Marco Muller saw attendance reach 110,000 at the Aug. 5-15 event -- up 20 % from last year.
Jackie Chan takes a career swerve with "Crime Story," a dark-edged cop thriller in which the star's stunts play second fiddle to plot and mood. Stylish direction by former New Waver Kirk Wong makes…
Buena Vista's "The Nightmare Before Christmas" has been selected as an entry in the New York Film Festival, marking the world premiere for the stop-motion animation project.
Newly discovered development figures on the "The Three Stooges" film project show that Columbia Pictures is claiming it spent more than $ 1.5 million during two years of pre-production, while sources…
Co-writer Leon Schuster plays Sweet, a hard-drinking, hard-living, sexist TV sports commentator. The opening scenes are set in 1989, "before the changes," per a title. Sweet behaves badly towards…
Ted Turner today is expected to overcome a major obstacle to becoming a player in Hollywood. Barring unforeseen opposition, he will elicit approval from his 14-member Turner Broadcasting board of…
A month after the Samuel Goldwyn Co. released Kenneth Branagh's "Much Ado about Nothing" in New York City, the independent film company ventured into an alien land in the name of movie marketing.
Also with: Antoine Basler, Carlotta Soldevilla, Nanou, Marie Peyrucq-Yamou, Gladys Gambie, Makeda.
Universal Pictures has purchased Jerome Gary's action-adventure spec script, "Tiger, Tiger," sources confirmed.
In a business in constant change, independent movie companies can count on only a few constants: Major studios will dominate the nation's screens and hopelessly outspend them in marketing.