Comedian and actor Paul Reiser, currently wrapping the second season on his NBC series "Mad About You," has inked his first leading feature role in a 20th Century Fox romantic comedy called "Bye Bye…
Oscar-winning filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci will participate Friday in the American Cinematheque's weekend retrospective at the Directors Guild.
The European Union's latest bid to revamp its film and TV industries kicked off Wednesday with the publication of its much-delayed Green Paper on audiovisual policy.
Whatever might be left of the midnight movie circuit would be the best place for "Second Cousin, Once Removed," an aggressively hip film noir pastiche. Shot in suitably gritty black-and-white, full…
Ever thirsty for new projects and scripts, New Line Cinema named Jami Abell-Venit to the new position of veep of acquisitions and co-productions Wednesday.
The 42nd San Sebastian Film Festival, Sept. 15-24, has announced a $ 350,000 prize for the winner of its New Directors competition. The largest monetary award given by any world film fest, it's…
Texas filmmaker Eagle Pennell, a cult fave for his raucous low-budgeters "Last Night at the Alamo" (1983) and "The Whole Shootin' Match" (1978), makes a comeback of sorts with "Doc's Full Service," a…
Eight American independent features -- among them "Clerks,""Spanking the Monkey,""Nina Takes a Lover,""Suture,""Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey" and "Colorado Cowboy: The Bruce Ford Story"-- will…
Nadia Tass will direct a $ A10 million ($ 7 million) biopic of Australian sporting legend Hubert Operman. Emulating the backers of the Paul Hogan pic "Lightning Jack," the producers aim to raise the…
"A Business Affair" is an unremarkable contemporary dramatic comedy that underutilizes ordinarily finethesps. Theme of a lovely and talented woman's coming to terms with true independence has…