First-time writer-director John Patrick Kelley's "The Locusts" is something of an anomaly in its nostalgic kinship with the tragic rural melodramas of the 1950s, simmering with themes of guilt…
Julian Stone's poker-playing comedy "Follow the Bitch," which won the audience award at the Palm Springs Film Festival, has been anted up for domestic distribution by Gotham start-up Gurney Releasing.
The $14.3 million opening gambit of Polygram Film's "The Game" led the top 60 films to a $53.7 million weekend total.
In a frantically busy weekend frame overseas, "Men in Black" notched stupendous preems in Germany, Austria and Australia, "The Lost World: Jurassic Park's" cume topped $300 million, and "Face/Off"…
Universal Pictures has outbid the field for rookie scribe Geoff Rodkey's sports comedy spec script "Dave the Ox," with a mid-six-figure buy, sources said Monday.
In a move to help her sharpen focus on community outreach and education, Kathleen Milnes has ankled her MPAA post to become Los Angeles' film office Entertainment Industry Development Corp.'s senior…
Leonardo DiCaprio has agreed to play Theodore Hall, the most influential yet least known man of the 20th century. DiCaprio is attached to star in the screen version of "Bombshell: The Secret Story of…
After Fox Searchlight's indie sensation "The Full Monty" went wide, MGM's "The End of Violence" made peace with the No. 1 position on the exclusives roster.
Organizers of the Slamdance Film Festival have announced the call for entries for next year's fest. Entries must be submitted between Oct. 15 and Nov. 12.
For the many Western followers of Zhang Yimou, who, for better or worse, has come to represent the new Chinese cinema with his classical dramas "Raise the Red Lantern" and "Ju Dou," his latest will…
Women in Film handed out the org's annual Lucy Awards at a Beverly Hills Hotel luncheon Saturday.