Buena Vista's "The Distinguished Gentleman" and "Alive" received R ratings in the 1,243rd weekly bulletin of the Motion Picture Assn. of America's Classification & Rating Administration.
Sidney Lumet, whose diverse body of work has always exemplified a unique insight into the art of character exploration, will receive the 1993 D.W. Griffith Award, the highest honor bestowed by the…
Proving love's labor is not always lost, the Samuel Goldwyn Co. has acquired worldwide distribution rights to director Kenneth Branagh's 25-minute movie adaptation of Chekhov's "Swan Song."
Director Mike Nichols has optioned Scott B. Smith's first novel, "The Simple Plan," in a deal valued at $ 1.1 million.
The Motion Picture Assn. of America Rating Appeals Board yesterday upheld the NC-17 rating given to New Line Cinema's "Damage," the latest film by director Louis Malle. The rating for the film…
Inspired by the 1959 hit song, Dale Launer's "Love Potion No. 9" is a light-hearted one-joke romantic comedy that tries too hard to be cute. Glib humor and emphasis on "feel good" values aim squarely…
"A Few Good Men" is a big-time, mainstream Hollywood movie par excellence. It's got all the elements for across-the-boards acceptance -- juicy parts for some of the top stars in the business, a…
In a bidding process that escalated into an ugly battle with Dino De Laurentiis Communications, Paramount Pictures snatched up John Mattson's spec script "Milk Money" yesterday for what sources said…
Symphony Pictures and Aces & Eights Prods. have acquired the rights to the story of James Douglas Pou, the Air Force sergeant who faked his death five years ago in Albuquerque to start life under the…
Morgan Creek's "The Last of the Mohicans" three-day opening in the United Kingdom grossed T748,447 or $ 1,130,154 on 235 screens for a per-screen average of T3,185 or $ 4,809 (based on an exchange…