Final figures Tuesday confirmed a final summer '97 tally of $2.23 billion, exceeding the prior seasonal record set last year by a modest 2%. Also in line with Variety projections, admissions dipped…
Spurred by the success of "Shine," Oz's Film Finance Corp. (FFC) has greenlit another piano pic for production --- "Passion," from "Breaker Morant" producer Matt Carroll.
Anne Heche will star opposite Vince Vaughn in the romantic drama "Force Majeure," which Joseph Ruben ("Money Train") will helm for Propaganda Films.
Controlled, sensitive performances and easy chemistry between leads Robin Tunney and Henry Thomas make "Niagara Niagara" a reasonably satisfying addition to the extensive canon of melancholy dramas…
For acquisition execs heading to the Toronto Film Festival this week, one of the hottest tickets is Saturday's midnight screening of "Orgazmo."
The American Film Marketing Assn. has narrowed its search to three finalists to succeed retiring prexy Jonas Rosenfield, officials announced Wednesday.
By once again centering on the discrepancy between an individual's search for truth and official story, as it is constructed and enforced by power elites in totalitarian regimes, John Sayles' "Men…
Lensing of the James Duval-Laurel Holloman starrer "Stamp & Deliver" has been delayed due to financing troubles, the pic's director Dan Mirvish confirmed Wednesday.
Miramax Films has named Lorin Prince, David Kaminow and Brian Dickman vice presidents of marketing.
Village Roadshow Pictures Australia, the film and TV production arm of the entertainment and leisure conglom, has been restructured with the naming of Michael Lake to the new post of managing…
Talk about a long flight. A few days after Buena Vista distribution prez Phil Barlow made national headlines by accusing his New Line counterpart Al Shapiro of inflating box office estimates, Barlow…
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