Bill Clinton's handlers should take a hint from "Dave." Warner Bros.' sophisticated presidential comedy has overcome the public's initial resistance to political comedies, inching into the top slot…
They've taken Manhattan, pulled off a great caper, and retooled Dickens opposite Michael Caine in last year's "The Muppet Christmas Carol." Now the Muppets will take to the Seven Seas in "The Muppet…
In the most recent example of studios gearing slates toward an increasingly family-oriented audience, Warner Bros. Thursday confirmed the creation of its Family Entertainment banner.
Showscan Corp. and Omni Films Intl. Inc. have signed a merger agreement, combining operations in hopes that the synergies of their technologies will boost profitability.
The ninth circuit court of appeals has upheld a 1990 arbitration decision made by the Writers Guild of America over who wrote "The Godfather Part III."
After a two-year hiatus from the big screen, Paul Hogan returns as a superstitious Western outlaw in Lightning Ridge/Village Roadshow's $ 25 million comedy oater "Lightning Jack." Hogan called it "a…
The Cannes Film Festival got off to a stumbling, if typically glamorous, start Thursday evening as hundreds of paparazzi and local fans lined the red carpet leading up the steps of the Palais du…
PARIS -- Jane Campion's third feature is a visually sumptuous and tactile tale of adultery set during the early European colonization of New Zealand. With Harvey Keitel daringly cast in the role of a…
Twentieth Century Fox will release "Robin Hood: Men in Tights" and "Rising Sun" back-to-back this summer, with opening dates skedded for July 28 and July 30, respectively, according to exhibition…
Andre Techine's Cannes Fest opener "Ma Saison Preferee" is a dull exposition of the glacial shifts in the emotional alignments among members of a mostly dysfunctional middle-class family. Star names…
As the curtain rises on the 46th Cannes competition, many fest-goers have already made their choice for the Palme d'Or: Jane Campion's "The Piano."