Even the traditional pre-Christmas holiday doldrums couldn't obscure the signals of a powerhouse Thanksgiving/Christmas season. With the exception of Buena Vista's "The Distinguished Gentleman," all…
Columbia TriStar Home Video announced release plans yesterday for "A League of Their Own," which is expected to be the lead title of a record-setting quarter for the Sony division. The $ 107 million…
A last-minute pre-Christmas surge of filming activity dramatically boosted the number of production days in Los Angeles County during the month of November.
The Film Advisory Board's annual holiday awards paid tribute to numerous family-oriented films including "The Last of the Mohicans" (actor Wes Studi) and Hemdale's "Little Nemo: Adventures in…
"Love Field," the 1960s-set drama that sat on the shelf for more than a year because of Orion Pictures' financial troubles, finally landed on the big screen this weekend.
The big winner at this year's Prix Gemeaux--the annual French-language TV awards -- was a miniseries about a Quebec snowmobile inventor. "Bombardier," a bio of local entrepreneur Joseph-Armand…
When Swiss voters said no to Europe on Dec. 6, choosing to remain outside the European Economic Space, they were also nixing the film industry's participation in the MEDIA '95 programs.
Hong Kong-owned Golden Harvest has established Rim Film Distributors to release Asian pix in the U.S. market, including classic films from H.K.'s hottest action/adventure helmer John Woo ("The…
KAPLAN FALLING OFF CARAVAN?: If Joe Roth’s Caravan Pix finalizes a deal with Geena Davis to replace Madonna as the lead in “Angie, I Says” as expected yesterday, director Jonathan Kaplan will be out…
Madonna fired off a sarcastic, angry letter to indie producer Joe Roth last week, upset over his purported "reservations" about her ability as an actress to handle the lead role in "Angie, I Says."
Scott Rudin will be moving from Paramount Pictures to TriStar Pictures in one of the richest producer deals in Hollywood.