The Los Angeles area motion picture industry should add nearly 18,000 new jobs during the next two years, Los Angeles County officials are predicting.
The Queen of Appropriation gets full-frontal exposure in "Sandra Bernhard: Confession of a Pretty Lady," a midlength docu that's short on confessions but comes as close as any film is likely to get…
Spelling Films Intl. made it official that it will set sail this summer with "Love Boat: The Movie" (Daily Variety, Jan. 4). Its sales arm announced two additional upcoming projects, the high-tech…
Recording the final harvest year on his aged parents' wheat farm, Dutch film critic Jos de Putter quietly but stirringly venerates a disappearing way of life. Pastoral lyricism powered by…
Panavision and its Auto Panatar anamorphic lens and Manfred G. Michelson, who designed and developed the first sprocket-driven film transport system for color print film processors, were among those…
A simple yarn of sexual longing raised almost to a ballad level, "Red Firecracker, Green Firecracker" is a Chinese costumer that has the extra smarts to attract limited theatrical distribution beyond…
Miramax Films has reached agreement with Overseas Filmgroup for U.S., English-speaking Canadian, U.K. and Australian rights to screenwriter/director Gregory Widen's surreal thriller "God's Army."
From his own dark and dusty autobiographical sources, South African playwright Athol Fugard has staged "Hello and Goodbye" in Princeton. The author's imaginative direction displays taut authority and…
Emma Thompson, winner of last year's Oscar in the leading actress category for "Howards End," has joined the cast of the 66th Academy Awards show March 21 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
Amultifaceted look at present-day Romania through a family progressively torn apart by social and economic tensions, "Look Forward in Anger" is well worth a look by specialized webs. Strongly…
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