The verite of this saga of Generation X is that it is no more fierce than a peck. "Reality Bites" begins as a promising and eccentric tale of contemporary youth but evolves into a banal love story as…
Jack Valenti is steamed over French film exec Daniel Toscan du Plantier's claim that the Northridge earthquake proves God was on the side of the French in the recent trade talks (Daily Variety, Jan…
The collision of culture, politics and mysticism imbues Goldwyn's noirish "Golden Gate." Though the film doesn't stint on ambition, its ultimate conclusion comes up short and an unsatisfactory ending…
Columbia Pictures said Friday that it has promoted Stephanie Allain to the post of senior veepee of production, bumping her up anotch from her veepee of production role.
Turner Broadcasting System and New Line Cinema officially joined forces Friday after a majority of NL's stockholders approved the sale.
Robert Altman, the iconoclastic and influential director of such films as "MASH,""Nashville,""The Player" and the current "Short Cuts," has been named the 1994 D.W. Griffith Award recipient by the…
Joe Roth and Roger Birnbaum are two men in a hurry. Their Caravan Pictures, the Disney-backed start-up launched barely a year ago by the former chairman and president of production, respectively, at…
The 14th annual American Film Market will get under way Feb. 24, with 274 films to be screened for some 1,700 international distributors.
Liam Neeson will star opposite Jodie Foster in the upcoming 20th Century Fox/Polygram Filmed Entertainment pic "Nell," which is being produced by Foster's Egg Pictures, sources said.
While the major studios are adding entries to the summer release schedule, specialized distributor Miramax Films said Friday it plans to take advantage of a hole it sees in the much slower spring…