Don Ameche, the suave leading man of Hollywood's golden age who enjoyed a second burst of popularity in his later years -- capped by a supporting actor Oscar for "Cocoon"-- died of prostate cancer…
Matt Tabak, former veepee at Silver Pictures, has successfully traded in his executive stripes to become a screenwriter, having just sold a feature script to 20th Century Fox.
Samuel Goldwyn Co.'s "The Wedding Banquet" won six of Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards over the weekend.
Nominees for the 51st annual Golden Globe Awards will be revealed at 5 p.m. Dec. 22 in the Versailles Room of the Beverly Hills Hotel, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. said Monday.
French Culture Minister Jacques Toubon has reiterated that Paris is still trying to have film and television kept out of the General Agreement on Tariffs & Trade. But the official acknowledged that…
The fifth annual Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival, which will unspool Jan. 6- 16, will feature a lineup of some 80 films, with a sprinkling of offerings from major international sources.
Universal Pictures, already owned by Japanese conglomerate Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., has entered into a unique co-production deal with Shochiku Co. Ltd., one of Japan's largest multimedia…
It may not be "Jurassic Park," but from opening weekend results it seems that "Cliffhanger" will at least be a small dinosaur of a hit in Japan for Columbia/TriStar.
The trend was downward on the Los Angeles-New York exclusives roster, with quite a few pix taking big falls. Even Miramax's popular "Like Water for Chocolate" took some hits, as did, to one extent or…
After dodging itchy trigger fingers in Tiananmen Square, the Kremlin and El Salvador without a single arrest or bullet wound to show for it, indie moviemaker Reed Paget was detained Friday and had…