Andre Techine's Cannes Fest opener "Ma Saison Preferee" is a dull exposition of the glacial shifts in the emotional alignments among members of a mostly dysfunctional middle-class family. Star names…
Eight of 11 new films grabbed R ratings, including Paramount's "Sliver," which reportedly underwent reshoots and editing to avoid an NC-17. According to the 1,268th bulletin from the Classification…
Some of the most famous drive-in movies of the '50s are coming back -- but this time you won't need a drive-in, just cable.
The ninth circuit court of appeals has upheld a 1990 arbitration decision made by the Writers Guild of America over who wrote "The Godfather Part III."
After a two-year hiatus from the big screen, Paul Hogan returns as a superstitious Western outlaw in Lightning Ridge/Village Roadshow's $ 25 million comedy oater "Lightning Jack." Hogan called it "a…
Showscan Corp. and Omni Films Intl. Inc. have signed a merger agreement, combining operations in hopes that the synergies of their technologies will boost profitability.
Twentieth Century Fox will release "Robin Hood: Men in Tights" and "Rising Sun" back-to-back this summer, with opening dates skedded for July 28 and July 30, respectively, according to exhibition…
The Cannes Film Festival got off to a stumbling, if typically glamorous, start Thursday evening as hundreds of paparazzi and local fans lined the red carpet leading up the steps of the Palais du…
As the curtain rises on the 46th Cannes competition, many fest-goers have already made their choice for the Palme d'Or: Jane Campion's "The Piano."
Despite a lucrative term deal at Columbia Pictures, director Penny Marshall is just one step away from signing with Disney-distributed Cinergi Prods. to direct "The Renaissance Man."