Off-Broadway actor Tom Noonan, best known for his offbeat, crazy and villainous roles on stage and screen, emerges as a talented writer and director in "What Happened Was," an intriguing, often…
The producers of the film "Carlito's Way" have been sued by a trio of talent managers who say they were promised a portion of the film's net profit and a screen credit in exchange for their rights to…
The entertaining second seg of Krzysztof Kieslowski's "Three Colors" trilogy is involving, bittersweet and droll. A fine lead perf from Zbigniew Zamachowski anchors an ingenious rags-to-riches tale…
Talkshow host Charlie Rose has signed on to emcee the Gotham portion of the Directors Guild of America's 46th annual awards dinner for outstanding motion picture, TV and ad production in 1993.
An unexpectedly slow holiday season and awkward Christmas calendar dented third quarter profits at AMC Entertainment Inc., as the exhib's net income dropped almost to $ 772,000 or 5 cents per share…
Matty Rich struggles through the sophomore jinx in "The Inkwell," a conventionally plotted, often buffoonish coming-of-age tale that nevertheless imparts a distinctive flavor. Both the storyline and…
Videos are making big money for movie studios -- just look at sales for Disney's blockbuster "Aladdin." The outlook for the rental marketplace, however, is far less rosy.
An innovation at this year's Sundance Film Fest was a pair of meet-the-press panels composed of participating filmmakers in the competitive drama and documentary sections. "We want to provide people…
Jason Flom is senior VP of Atlantic Records. His title was incorrect in Exec Shuffle Thursday. * * * Universal Pictures chose to give screenwriting credit to Tom S. Parker and Jim Jennewein for the…
Samuel Goldwyn Co. picked up "To Live," the latest film from director Zhang Yimou, who helmed "Raise the Red Lantern" and "Ju Dou," a 1990 Best Foreign Language film nominee.