If momentum counts for anything, the holiday season should be a pip.
Spike Lee has made a disappointingly conventional and sluggish film. Attempting to relate the extraordinary journey that was the black leader's life, Lee has set his sights much higher than he ever…
Peter Sempel's "Dandy" is an intellectually pretentious, though never boring, meditation on decadence and anomie in the postindustrial world. Employing the logic of an extended musicvideo, it's an…
Indian film director Mira Nair, now based in Uganda, is to film an adaptation of one of South African author Athol Fugard's early works, "Tsotsi," in South Africa next year.
For the past two weekends, director Jean-Jacques Annaud's "The Lover" has been the top performer among the films in exclusive release, as moviegoers showed up in force for the steamy tale of…
Just one year after it had supposedly killed him off for good, New Line Cinema is resurrecting Freddy Krueger to help it avoid a nightmare on Wall Street.
In a sign that Sherry Lansing is wasting no time making her mark as chairman of Paramount Pictures' Motion Picture Group, the studio has bought Joe Eszterhas' "Jade"--a two-page outline written…
"In the Shadow of the Stars," the 1991 Oscar winner for best feature docu, will be screened as part of an 8 p.m. program tomorrow at UCLA's Melnitz Theater as part of the 11th annual Contemporary…
At this time of year, screen quotas in Spain make it tough for U.S. pictures to get playdates, as distribs load release schedules to ensure that by Dec. 31 they've played the minimum number of…
'Twas the weekend before the first of the Thanksgiving-Christmas movies and all through the nation's movie houses there was quite a stir. Box office recovered well from the previous weekend's…