Gifted actor Stephen Dorff should not be wasted in films like "Rescue Me," a dull, formulaic coming-of-age saga that masquerades as an adventure actioner. Theatrical release is just a warm-up en…
Apart from a little bit of "fire," it was pretty much all quiet on the moviegoing front post-Thanksgiving. In the jostling for position, the past weekend wound up minus a major national release. So…
The trend was downward on the Los Angeles-New York exclusives roster, with quite a few pix taking big falls. Even Miramax's popular "Like Water for Chocolate" took some hits, as did, to one extent or…
It's been six months since Walt Disney Studios acquired Miramax Films, and the other shoe has yet to drop.
"Philadelphia" is an ideal film for people who have never known anyone with AIDS. This extremely well-made message picture about tolerance, justice and discrimination is pitched at mainstream…
A performance of “Stories of the Season” at 8 tonight at the Pacific Resident Theatre Ensemble benefits Equity Fights AIDS. The show,consisting of stories from around the world, continues through…
Universal Pictures, already owned by Japanese conglomerate Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., has entered into a unique co-production deal with Shochiku Co. Ltd., one of Japan's largest multimedia…
Veteran helmer and Directors Guild of America veepee Jack Shea has been named to chair the 46th annual DGA Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel March 5, the guild announced Monday.
In a move that establishes some brotherhood at Columbia Pictures, C.Z. Wick has inked a first-look production deal with Colpix to develop and deliver action movies to the studio, sources said Monday.
French Culture Minister Jacques Toubon has reiterated that Paris is still trying to have film and television kept out of the General Agreement on Tariffs & Trade. But the official acknowledged that…
Meg Ryan is stepping up activities under her Fandango banner at 20th Century Fox, with plans to star in "Best Friends," a dark comedy produced by Anne Harrison.
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