Decrying the lack of distributors for small-scale, independent American films , producer Marc Toberoff and writer-director Paul Mones have formed Pacific Pictures Distribution Corp.
New Line Cinema will co-sponsor with Eastman Kodak Co. the Oct. 14 dinner at ShowEast, which will be held at Trump's Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J.
It's three strikes and almost certainly out for Film Trustees, the international film financing company. Shareholders are due to meet in London Oct. 16, and liquidation appears inevitable for the…
As a yardstick for directors, the European b.o. last week was uplifting for directors Barbet Schroeder, Reginald Hudlin and David Fincher.
The 25th edition of the Sitges Fantasy Fest wrapped here last night with Belgian pic "C'est Arrive Pres de Chez Vous" being awarded the prize for best film.
Steven Seagal ruled the Columbus Day holiday waves with his boffo sea-faring actioner "Under Siege," blowing Gerard Depardieu's new Columbus pic "1492: Conquest of Paradise" out of the water.
"Night and the City" is a skilled, if not entirely psychologically convincing, remake of the 1950 original of the same name, one of the true classics of film noir. Lively performances, pungent New…
Breaking out Michael O'Mahony's "Uncommon Criminal" for Warner Bros. is Arnold Kopelson's next grand plan following the studio's optioning of the project for the indie producer last Friday.
"Breaking the Rules" is a stillborn road movie, way too maudlin to be touching or amusing. On the shelf for over three years, pic emerges as a poor entry in all markets.
Expanding into one more area of the entertainment industry--exhibition--Morgan Creek has become the newest partner in Kansas City-based First Intl. Theaters. With the new venture, Morgan Creek joins…
Republic Pictures Corp. has inked a six-picture distribution deal with newly formed Blue Rider Pictures. The deal will kick into gear when production of the suspense thriller "Witchboard 2" kicks off…