A piercing portrait of a middle-age, small-town man becoming unhinged, "Affliction" represents an unusually felicitous match-up of director and material. More emotionally direct and less artistically…
Helmer Bob Gosse, here for Saturday night's world premiere of his feature "Niagra, Niagra" at the Venice Film Festival, has unveiled his next project, "A Violent Act," a screen adaptation by Gosse of…
Bruce Abbott, a TV thesp making the jump to features, will go into a "Trance," an indie production from Apex Films.
Warner Bros. Intl. Theaters and Village Roadshow Intl. have announced a joint venture with Italy's Focus to develop multiplex cinemas in Italy.
After a yearlong building process, Universal Pictures has rounded out its production team with the addition of senior veepee of production Scott Stuber, the studio said Thursday.
Paul Sorvino, John Glover, Tony Roberts and Jill Hennessy ("Law and Order") are starring in Edward Vilga's low-budget indie "Dead Broke," which begins lensing in Gotham in September.
As Alan Rickman's icy Emma Thompson starrer "The Winter Guest" and Paul Schrader's wintry Nick Nolte drama "Affliction" unspooled Thursday night on the Lido, a steamy Venetian heat contributed to a…
In the latest sign of Wall Street's growing interest in the exhibition sector, investment bank Lehman Bros. has bought Tele-Communications Inc.'s $133 million preferred stockholding in United Artists…
Seven Arts Pictures has upped Eric Sandys from VP of production to senior VP of production, the company announced Wednesday. He will report to chief exec Peter Hoffman.
Documentary filmmaker Henry Hampton will receive this year's Career Achievement Award from the Intl. Documentary Assn.
The USC School of Cinema-Television has set the schedule for First Look, its semiannual showcase of student films. The event, scheduled for Oct. 6-9, will begin each evening at 7:30 p.m. at the…