Mayor David Dinkins is expected to end a seven-month search today by appointing Richard Brick as the new commissioner of the Office of Film, Theater & Broadcasting, sources said.
The Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. is protesting a decision by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences to drop live-action shorts and short docus as Oscar categories, calling the move "totally…
TriStar Pictures has negotiated a deal with Jeremiah Chechik to direct Joel Gross' script of "The Three Musketeers," moving the studio one step forward in its charge to beat Disney on the remake of…
Ballots will go out next month to nominate five of 28 films that are eligible this year for the fifth annual Scripter Awards, given to the author and screenwriter of the best realization of a book as…
The fourth annual Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival has been set for Jan. 7-17 with four world premieres, seven North American and six U.S. premieres already confirmed.
Though 1992 is not yet over, "There Goes the Neighborhood" is a top contender for the most outlandishly silly comedy of the year. The combination of a TV-inspired high concept and inept production…
Librarian of Congress James Billington will add 25 films to the historic National Film Registry list at a press conference Dec. 3 in the Library's Mary Pickford Theater.
New Line Cinema said release of director Louis Malle's "Damage" has been pushed back due to its previously reported skirmish with the Motion Picture Assn. of America over the movie's NC-17 rating…
Director Charles Matthau has acquired the rights to Roy Frumkes and Rocco Simonelli's script "Dust," which is described as a cross between "Thelma & Louise" and "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre."…
"Mo' Money" made plenty in its first foreign outing last week in Germany, a market that hasn't been receptive to black-themed pix, apart from ones starring Eddie Murphy.
David Cronenberg's "Naked Lunch" made a clean sweep of the Nov. 22 Genie Awards--the Canadian equivalent of the Oscars--taking eight prizes, including best picture for producers Jeremy Thomas and…