Lost in the hoopla over this summer's record-breaking box office and blockbuster hits is the sad story of the also-rans -- the mid-range bread-and-butter films at nearly every studio that failed to…
The indie filmmaker -- a breed that's enjoying certain Hollywood recognition of late -- is flooding this year's Independent Feature Film Market with product. Current IFFM boasts 66 features, 107…
Having nabbed a 10.5 rating/19 share for its premiere episode Aug. 26, CBS' "Angel Falls" can no longer keep its little secret hidden.
Italian sales companies aren't turned off by the lack of an official market at the grande dame of European film festivals. With most international territories elusive to all but a handful of Italo…
Festgoers who love Venice the way it was -- sleepy, artsy and high-cultural -- will encounter a lot of Yank accents when the 50th go-round of the Venice Film Festival unspools on the Lido Aug…
Peter Weir (president) James Ivory Chen Kaige Nelson Pereira Dos Santos Pierre-Henri Deleau Giuseppe Tornatore Carla Gravina Abdullah Sidran
Long after he leaves Venice, fest topper Gillo Pontecorvo will be remembered for his passionate campaign to establish filmers' moral right to make what they want, free of economic or censorship…
When the Italian economy took a tumble last fall and joined the world's recessionites, the movie industry screamed that the sky was falling. Now, however, the gloom merchants are biting their tongues.
The sixth Tokyo Intl. Film Festival and second Film Market (Sept. 24 to Oct. 3) announced on Aug. 24 its screenings lineup as well as confirming Franco Zeffirelli and Wim Wenders as jury members.
1992-93 season (September-July) NON-ITALIAN FILMS Beauty and the Beast (WB) $ 20,266,847 Basic Instinct (Penta) $ 20,183,831 The Bodyguard (WB) $ 18,540,042 Dracula (Col/TriStar)…
"Turn on, tune in, drop out" was a mantra for the 1960s counterculture that found its poets in Burroughs, Kesey and Ginsberg; its pied pipers in Dylan and Hendrix. But its guru was Timothy Leary.