A 101-day strike by dubbing actors, which had paralyzed film dubbing in Madrid and Barcelona, was settled this week, thus removing any threat of disruption to the crowded fall season.
Masquerading as a wild romantic adventure, "Calendar Girl" is actually a dull , sanctimonious morality tale about the meaning of friendship and manhood in the manner of James Dean's melodramas. The…
Is the world ready for "Cleanup on Aisle Six: The Motion Picture"? Producers Leonard Grant and Bryan Cranston think so, as their Quintus Prods. has closed a deal for Vance H. Trimble's book "Sam…
The Chinese movie that won the Cannes Film Festival's highest honor finally has been approved for general viewing in China after minor editing.
Never mind the calendars: It's the Year of the Dragon at this year's Toronto Fest. Reflecting the recent resurgence and cross-border ties of Chinese filmers, no less than 14 of the 23 pix in the…
As further evidence that Paramount Pictures is aggressively ramping up production, the studio has entered into a two-picture, back-to-back deal with director John Badham for his services on the…
World premieres of "Jack Be Nimble" from New Zealand and the American indie "The Making of ...'And God Spoke' " highlight the Midnight Madness section of the Toronto Festival of Festivals, which…
A former Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Pathe executive is seeking a federal court declaration that would allow him to return to the U.S. as a businessman/visitor despite a 1992 deportation.
As forecast, it's American year at the Venice Film Festival. The U.S. made a mighty entry as the curtain rang up on the 50th meet, raising filmgoers' temperatures with Martin Scorsese's "The Age of…
Michael Levy ankled his prexy post at Warner Bros.-based Silver Pictures on Monday, sources said. The resignation was described by insiders as quite abrupt.
Arthur Hiller will be the key speaker at the upcoming Cineposium, the annual meeting of the Assn. of Film Commissioners Intl., which will be held Sept. 16-20 at the Universal Hilton Hotel.