Sidney Furie is on "Top of the World." Not only is that the title of the director's latest project --- Dennis Hopper and Peter Weller star --- but it also describes where one might find the very…
While filmmakers have long been pointing the cameras back at themselves in self-reflexive meditations on the Hollywood machine, rarely have the results of such a film proved as ironic as they have…
There is no winning formula for casting an independent film. It's a down-and-dirty business that requires guts, provides little glamour and often can be humiliating.
It appears that some Disney-boycotting conservative Christians can dish it out but they can't take it.
Next month, Jason Kliot and Joana Vicente --- the husband-and-wife team who founded Open City Films four years ago --- will travel to Vietnam to produce Tony Bui's "Three Seasons."
For the past five years, industryites on the prowl for new talent have gathered on the second Tuesday of the month at Gotham's Tribeca Film Center for First Look, a showcase for the work of new…
Sony Pictures Releasing president Jeff Blake will receive the 1997 Show "E" Award at this year's ShowEast Convention, which will run Oct. 20-23 at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J.
Sony Pictures Entertainment and John Travolta have reached an out-of-court settlement in the lawsuit con-cerning "The Double."
Carmike Cinemas Inc.'s screen-expansion program helped the exhibitor lift net profit 21.3% to $5.9 million, but Carmike execs said the earnings growth would have been much greater if film product had…
Joel Schumacher has dropped out of directing Warner Bros.' courtroom thriller "The Runaway Jury," and Sean Connery is no longer attached to the project, which is based on John Grisham's bestselling…
Paramount Pictures and producers Gary Levinsohn and Mark Gordon's Mutual Film Co. have chosen a re-lease date and a new title for their Christian Slater/Morgan Freeman starrer, formerly known as "The…