Ironically, it was American mega-grosser Steven Spielberg who provided the climax to the two-day International Authors (i.e., filmmakers) Symposium in Venice, held to defend freedom of expression and…
Opening with "Sleepless in Seattle" and closing shop with Spielberg's dino epic, Deauville's 19th annual Festival du Cinema Americain (Sept. 3-13) appears to have finally attained its long-sought…
Nothing like Labor Day weekend to lure people to the theater. The Samuel Goldwyn Co.'s "The Wedding Banquet" still held the No. 1 position with a weekend box office take of $ 94,014 -- a$ 17,475 jolt…
Warner Bros.' "The Fugitive" ran away from its competition over the Labor Day weekend, as the film proved its legs by earning more than three times as much as its nearest competitor.
Walt Disney Pictures is fast-tracking its version of Jack London's "Call of the Wild," which the studio has been developing.
The Telluride Film Festival marked its 20th anniversary over the Labor Day weekend with an exceptionally varied selection of top films from past and present, from overseas and North America.
No criminal charges will be filed in the death of actor Brandon Lee, who was shot on a movie set with a gun that was supposed to fire only blanks.
Wayne Wang's fine adaptation of Amy Tan's best-selling "The Joy Luck Club" will no doubt mark a breakthrough for films about Asians in America. Beautifully made and acted and emotionally moving in…
Hot and heavy was the action at foreign wickets last weekend as "Jurassic Park" fired up Australia, Germany and a bunch of other Euro territories.
Exploding Raymond Carver's spare stories and minimally drawn characters onto the screen with startling imagination, Robert Altman has made his most complex and full-bodied human comedy since…
The loudly heralded International Filmmakers Symposium got off to a rousing start at the Venice Film Festival Monday before a convinced audience of filmmakers and observers. Although the two-hour…