Overstuffed and fatally miscast, "All the King's Men" never comes to life. Despite location shooting and obvious sincerity, this second screen version of Robert Penn Warren's Pulitzer Prize-winning…
During MGM's roller-coaster saga in the past few years, one of the enduring questions is the fate of United Artists. As MGM trumpets its rebirth, the latest round of buzz is that Kirk Kerkorian and…
The scientific and technical awards committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has selected 17 achievements for awards consideration.
Variety launched its fourth annual screening series Thursday with an unspooling of Steven Zaillian's "All the King's Men" at the ArcLight. "Tonight is the kickoff of what is to become this…
Gay love story "The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros" (Ang Pagdadalaga Ni Maximo Oliveros) has been selected as the Philippines' official entry for the Academy Awards' foreign-language film category…
"Small & Deep, Love Stories" wooed audiences and jury members on the closing day of the fourth Taiwan Intl. Animation Festival. Director Hsin-ping Pan's whimsical short took top honors in the fest's…
Trading house Itochu has acquired a 10% stake in producer Michael Uslan's "Comic Book Movie," as well as Japan merchandising rights to all the company's pics.
Colombia has picked current blockbuster "Sonar no cuesta nada" (To Dream Costs Nothing) by Rodrigo Triana as its official entry to Oscar's foreign-language category.
The Weinstein Company has added a jolt of energy to a sleepy Toronto Film Festival. Company has nabbed rights to two hot pics -- the Vince Vaughn standup-comedy doc "Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy"…
Renny Harlin's teen supernatural thriller "The Covenant," from Sony's Screen Gems genre label, grabbed the No. 1 spot at a soft box office over the weekend, conjuring up an estimated $9 million from…
London Eye: Slumped beside the pool at the Hotel des Bains in Venice, Dutch producer San Fu Maltha has the exhausted air of a man who has achieved the impossible, but still isn't sure at what cost.