Gene Kirkwood, best known as executive producer of the original "Rocky" movie , filed for personal bankruptcy in Los Angeles two weeks ago. He currently has two pix in development at Warner Bros.
Aided by a slate of films from Warner Bros. and Walt Disney, Dolby is expanding its Digital Stereo SR-D system to 35 theaters this month and a goal of 100 sites by the end of the year.
A fit but fatigued-looking Akira Kurosawa, at 82, held a 90-minute press conference yesterday to announce the completion of photography on his upcoming film "Madadayo" (No, Not Yet) and to share his…
VENICE--Zhang Yimou, the Chinese director most accessible to the West, found an arthouse following for his beautifully made "Ju Dou" and "Raise the Red Lantern.""The Story of Qiu Ju" is another jewel…
TELLURIDE--Already being called a British "Big Chill," Kenneth Branagh's third feature is a sometimes funny, often cloying entertainment about a group of old friends who experience a year's worth of…
VENICE--"Orlando" triumphantly overcomes the pitfalls of the European co-production format and provides exciting and wonderfully witty entertainment for the discriminating crowd. Glorious settings…
Even before she made "Europa, Europa," Polish exile Agnieszka Holland had read a French newspaper story that inspired her to make "Olivier, Olivier," a seemingly simple but intriguing and ultimately…
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A two-sisters drama set at the Jersey shore, "Me and Veronica" struggles between cleverness and banality. The Venice Film Festival unwisely screened "Me and Veronica" in the thick of competition…
Also with: Ava Cadell, Skip Ward, Chu Chu Malave, Richard Cansino, Carolyn Liu, Buzzy Kerbox, Mika Quintard, Brett Baxter Clark, Paul Cody, Becky Mullen.