Decrying the lack of distributors for small-scale, independent American films , producer Marc Toberoff and writer-director Paul Mones have formed Pacific Pictures Distribution Corp.
Warner Bros.' Steven Seagal actioner "Under Siege" easily broke the October opening-weekend record Sunday with one day left to report in the four-day Columbus holiday weekend.
Expanding into one more area of the entertainment industry--exhibition--Morgan Creek has become the newest partner in Kansas City-based First Intl. Theaters. With the new venture, Morgan Creek joins…
Producer Donald P. Bellisario has entered into an exclusive TV and first-look feature deal with Paramount Pictures, as expected (Daily Variety, July 10), after more than a dozen years at Universal TV.
Representatives of the distribution, exhibition and theater technology fields will descend this week on Atlantic City for the eighth annual ShowEast confab, which this year boasts a record level of…
As a yardstick for directors, the European b.o. last week was uplifting for directors Barbet Schroeder, Reginald Hudlin and David Fincher.
"Night and the City" is a skilled, if not entirely psychologically convincing, remake of the 1950 original of the same name, one of the true classics of film noir. Lively performances, pungent New…
Steven Seagal ruled the Columbus Day holiday waves with his boffo sea-faring actioner "Under Siege," blowing Gerard Depardieu's new Columbus pic "1492: Conquest of Paradise" out of the water.
"Breaking the Rules" is a stillborn road movie, way too maudlin to be touching or amusing. On the shelf for over three years, pic emerges as a poor entry in all markets.
New Line Cinema will co-sponsor with Eastman Kodak Co. the Oct. 14 dinner at ShowEast, which will be held at Trump's Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J.