Gary Foster, still basking in the success of the $ 70 million-grossing "Sleepless in Seattle," has been tapped as the new motion picture department prexy at Warner Bros.-based Lee Rich Prods., the…
The splendid adventures of Alexander Graham Bell are sweetly, if unevenly, recorded in this handsome, plush production.
That's as good as it gets, though, since the characters remain closely tethered to the surface symbols defining them. A whirling dervish in a red-leather miniskirt, Kirshner is handed some temporary…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
The Anti-Defamation League is urging the Walt Disney Co. to further revise an “Aladdin” tune (Daily Variety, July 12) and remove the word “barbaric” from lyrics Arab groups found offensive. * * *…
A superbly crafted family film for animal lovers, "The Silver Brumby" should earn solid coin during school vacations everywhere and have a long video life.
Yves Chery makes quite an impressive debut as producer-writer-director of "Bones," a contemporary AIDS drama situated in a middleclass black community. Indie pic is flawed by uneven writing and…
The summer box office continued at a record-breaking pace, as Paramount's "The Firm" retained top spot for the third consecutive weekend with an estimated $ 13.2 million.
Call it "NancyDrew Goes to Jerusalem," and you won't be far off the mark. "The Seventh Coin" is a mildly diverting adventure that, minus a few seconds of graphic violence, would be well-suited for…
Suspense is not the strongest suit of "Benefit of the Doubt," a lackluster psychological thriller that uses the format of a TV-styled family melodrama but fails to target the gut or the mind…
There's nothing new in Dorne M. Pentes' "The Great Unpleasantness," a naive, simple-minded melodrama about youth angst and alienation. Despite impressive acting by the two leads, overly familiar…
Apurely escapist entertainment,