The audience's first laugh at Monday's premiere of Polygram Films' "What Dreams May Come" didn't come from on-screen dialogue. It came live from Cuba Gooding Jr. entering the Motion Picture Academy's…
Bill Kalmenson does not give up easily. When his movie "The Souler Opposite" found distribution overseas but not in the U.S., the stand-up comic got serious.
DreamWorks' "Antz," which one guest described as "an interesting mix of 'Deconstructing Harry' and 'Starship Troopers,' " had its industry screening in Westwood on Thursday with such biz heavyweights…
Bootleg recordings, some will argue, improve the quality and breadth of Bob Dylan's oeuvre. His half-finished songs, live performances in the 1960s and unreleased versions could fill a mineshaft…
After a couple of hours of watching the stunning European car chases, gunfights and self-directed abdominal surgery in UA's "Ronin," 800 guests drove over from the Academy's theater in Hollywood to…
The writer-director says the offer got "an immediate yes" when submitted to Robert De Niro's people and the actor wound up playing his part "straight from the gut."
Despite the heat on Capitol Hill created by Kenneth Starr's report, President Clinton is acting like a guy who plans to remain in the White House for the foreseeable future. In fact, he's thinking…
Fine Line Features and Venice Magazine hosted the L.A. preem of John Waters' "Pecker" -- which offers a glimpse into the high-camp, low-brow world of budding photographer, Pecker, via his…
Screen gems: Columbia TriStar TV toasted its golden anni in the TV biz and the launch of the new season Sept. 17 with a soiree at the studio that drew a capacity crowd.
Is there something about Space Ghost that's caught Ben Stiller's eye? Maybe, but it's looking more like permanent midnight for a spec script being shopped around by the Space Ghost, the superhero…
October Films will launch the Trey Parker-directed porn spoof "Orgazmo" with a poolside bash at the Playboy mansion in Los Angeles on Oct. 18.