Eight short films have been selected to receive prizes in the second annual Aspen Filmfest Shortsfest, which unspools Feb. 25-27. Grand prize will go to "The Season of the Lifterbees" by Eugene…
Have Oscar nominators spoiled "The Crying Game" game? The Irish thriller, an art-house hit now opening nationwide, collected six nominations yesterday for the 65th annual Academy Awards, including…
Following Switzerland's recent decision to stay out of the European Community, the Swiss Cultural Ministry's Christian Zeender would seem an unlikely choice for the Council of Europe's Special…
MGM and its owner, French bank Credit Lyonnais, would neither confirm nor deny an Australian newspaper report that the studio is negotiating with that country's richest man, billionaire Kerry Packer…
It may not be a state secret, but the system used to tabulate Oscar nomination ballots remains very much a mystery to the 4,600 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
National releases dominated the holiday business, but Miramax made some hay with Aussie import "Strictly Ballroom." Distrib's "The Crying Game" was still Gotham's top exclusive, posting increases at…
International grosses for "Bram Stoker's Dracula" have swelled to $ 90.1 million.
Fries Entertainment will team with Australian producer Antony I. Ginnane's IFM Film Associates to co-produce three upcoming longform projects, all of which are still in the screenplay phase.
ROME -- Hitching a routine rehash of the first installment's cavorting cadaver antics to a frantic hunt for the defunct's cash stash, writer/director Robert Klane delivers a mildly diverting farcical…
Paramount Pictures' "Addams Family Values," starring Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia and Christopher Lloyd, began principal photography in Los Angeles Feb. 8. The sequel to 1991's "The Addams Family" is…