The latest chapter in the saga of Aurora, Ill., twosome Wayne and Garth is a puerile, misguided and loathsome effort ... NOT! The "Saturday Night Live" icons of vapid youth have come up with an…
The Academy Foundation, educational and cultural division of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, has awarded a record $ 85,000 in grants for 1993 -94 to 16 arts organizations.
Two trips to the convent is one too many. Suffering a bad case of sequelitis, this "Sister Act" follow-up is too formulaic and frequently pauses to sermonize at the expense of entertaining. Although…
Racing the clock to whip the new MGM/UA into shape, Frank G. Mancuso's exec team announced this week that the development slate at the twin studios will likely yield over 20 pictures in 1994.
After being handpicked by Warner Bros. to helm the film adaptation of Michael Crichton's still unpublished thriller "Disclosure" (Daily Variety, Oct. 6), Milos Forman abruptly parted ways with Warner…
Don Ameche, the suave leading man of Hollywood's golden age who enjoyed a second burst of popularity in his later years -- capped by a supporting actor Oscar for "Cocoon"-- died of prostate cancer…
The free-floating world of the N.Y. session musician forms a richly textured background to Michael Elias' directorial bow, "Lush Life," a moving celebration of friendship and the joy of musicmaking.
In the spirit of the season, RHI Entertainment has settled a licensing dispute with Republic Pictures over a colorized version of the classic Frank Capra holiday film "It's a Wonderful Life."
Many of Quebec's top film players say it's time for Canada's two major exhibitors, Cineplex Odeon and Famous Players, to start doing more to help out local pix.
A well-assembled mix of interview, archival and concert footage, "High Lonesome" charts the evolution of bluegrass music as a uniquely American art form. Limited theatrical play should dovetail…
Matt Tabak, former veepee at Silver Pictures, has successfully traded in his executive stripes to become a screenwriter, having just sold a feature script to 20th Century Fox.