Audiences didn't heed the title of Miramax's "Benefit of the Doubt," rejecting the Donald Sutherland-starrer as one of the few new exclusive entries in the marketplace.
Orion Pictures majority shareholder John Kluge is doing an end run around bankruptcy court with the formation of Orion Prods. Co., funded via MetProductions, the new affiliate of Metromedia Co.
The weekend box office horse race saw Paramount's "The Firm" nose past Columbia/Castle Rock's "In the Line of Fire." The Tom Cruise legal thriller took first with $ 13,281,416 and print averages of $…
Dino-fever is spreading fast as "Jurassic Park" had monster openings in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, the U.K. and Mexico last weekend, smashing B.O. records in every territory.
In a new marketing ploy taking advantage of the interactive age, movie studios have begun trying to reach moviegoers through the personal computer.
Digital Domain has found a home. The upstart special effects company founded by Jim Cameron, Stan Winston and Scott Ross, and backed by IBM, is opening its doors shortly in Venice with a long list of…
An effective demonstration of how Fidel Castro's ideological apparatus works is provided by "8-A," a reconstruction of the 1989 trial and execution of Gen. Arnaldo Ochoa Sanchez. Docu's relevance and…
Apparently, Charles Dickens is to be blamed for any show about a mistreated orphan. Move the locale of "Oliver Twist" from London to New Orleans, the time from the mid-19th century to the Prohibition…
A forthcoming legal thriller by novelist John Grisham reportedly has been sold to Universal Pictures for $ 3.75 million. Complete details of the sale were unavailable over the weekend but at the…
While everybody wonders whether "The Larry Sanders Show" star Garry Shandling will take CBS' offer to follow David Letterman in the 12:30 a.m. slot, he'd reportedly first like to discover how it…