Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer reported disappointing first-quarter results Monday, mirroring the depressed box office results from "Body of Evidence,""Rich in Love" and "Untamed Heart."
Ricky Tognazzi's "La Scorta" topped the Italian box office charts for weeks, thanks to its skill in capturing the country's current political climate in an entertaining action film format. Though…
IN THE TRADITION of the Salkind air fleet and the Columbus Caravel, Cannes ' 93 has introduced a new promotional wrinkle. It's the giant, inflatable Arnie. The much larger-than-life blow-me-up is…
A collection of low-key vignettes woven around a medieval Italian town during Passion Week, "Magnificat" should please faithful acolytes of helmer Pupi Avati's distanced style, but won't raise many…
U.K. cinema admissions were up 11% in the first quarter of 1993, according to statistics released by the Cinema Advertising Assn. Nearly 28 million tickets were sold in the three-month period, the…
Wim Wenders the amateur philosopher gets the better of Wim Wenders the filmmaker in the awkwardly titled "Faraway, So Close!," a meandering, wildly erratic follow-up to his beguilingly poetic "Wings…
Jacques Fansten, the Gallic helmer whose 1990 "La Fracture du Myocarde" is being remade by Steven Spielberg as "Cross My Heart," is now prepping "The Count of Monte Cristo." Fansten is writing the…
Christopher Walken has been cast in the lead of First Look Pictures' "God's Army," which marks "Backdraft" screenwriter Gregory Widen's feature directorial debut, sources said Monday.
The fifth edition of the N.Y. Lesbian & Gay Film Festival unfurls June 3-17 at the Cinema Village 12th St. Theater. Derek Jarman's latest feature "Wittgenstein" will be shown at an opening night…
David Begelman and Bruce McNall's Gladden Prods. is cranking up production again after an 18-month hiatus via newly signed distrib deals with MGM, Live Entertainment and Rank Film Distributors.