Sidney Lumet, whose diverse body of work has always exemplified a unique insight into the art of character exploration, will receive the 1993 D.W. Griffith Award, the highest honor bestowed by the…
Proving love's labor is not always lost, the Samuel Goldwyn Co. has acquired worldwide distribution rights to director Kenneth Branagh's 25-minute movie adaptation of Chekhov's "Swan Song."
Director Mike Nichols has optioned Scott B. Smith's first novel, "The Simple Plan," in a deal valued at $ 1.1 million.
Inspired by the 1959 hit song, Dale Launer's "Love Potion No. 9" is a light-hearted one-joke romantic comedy that tries too hard to be cute. Glib humor and emphasis on "feel good" values aim squarely…
The Motion Picture Assn. of America Rating Appeals Board yesterday upheld the NC-17 rating given to New Line Cinema's "Damage," the latest film by director Louis Malle. The rating for the film…
Gilbert Cates is returning one more time to produce next year's 65th Academy Awards presentation, marking the producer-director's fourth consecutive go-round as the show's producer.
The Rev. Donald Wildmon's suit against the documentary "Damned in the USA" is apparently over. Three judges sitting on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans yesterday struck down…
Skouras Pictures has acquired North American distribution rights to director Tom Flynn's "Watch It" and producer/director/writer Steven Starr's "Joey Breaker" with plans to distribute the two movies…
SOMETIMES LOCATION is not a place. It is a time. And to help Hollywood producers access bygone days, the WPA Film Library has published what is believed to be the first comprehensive reference guide…
Too much red tape is causing some problems in Los Angeles' one-stop film permit office.