Set in Bangkok, "Natural Causes" is a messy, incoherent political thriller about a young American woman who finds herself in the midst of a plot to assassinate former Secretary of State Henry…
Mike Nichols, Dick Van Dyke and Elaine May took top honors at the eighth annual American Comedy Awards Sunday night at the Shrine Auditorium -- although the recent deaths of comedy veterans John…
Ronni Chasen resigned Monday as senior VP of worldwide publicity at MGM/UA Distribution. She will remain at the Santa Monica-based company through the middle of May as a consultant, and then will…
The trend was down for the exclusives roster last weekend, with only one pic bucking the southward trend: Gramercy's "Savage Nights" was up by a small margin in its sophomore week at the Angelika in…
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"Sirens," the latest Miramax pickup from the Antipodes, is a deliciously sexy and hedonistic comedy of morals and manners, filmed amid some of Australia's most spectacular scenery. The blend of…
The late disc jockey Lonnie Johnson Jr. worked for KGFJ. His obituary Friday listed an incorrect station. * * * Director Jim Sheridan is not scheduled to be a presenter at the Oscars, contrary to an…
Recent multiple Grammy winner Whitney Houston has joined the list of presenters for the 66th Academy Awards show, being produced by Gilbert Cates.
Aremarkable talent and distinctive sensibility are evident in Dan McCormack's directorial debut, "Minotaur," an intelligent meditation on the nature and effects of celebrity in American popular…
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, high-brow scribbler of such pix as "A Room With a View" and "Howards End," was named winner of the Writers Guild of America 1994 Screen Laurel award Monday.
MGM/UA has become the latest distributor to jump on the digital sound bandwagon, entering into a three-year exclusive agreement with Digital Theater Systems. The deal calls for half of MGM/UA's…
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