Director Peter Jackson uses lots of special effects
''Independence Day,'' ''Dark Skies,'' and ''The X-Files'' assume an audience understanding of the alien legend
Jodie Foster sues PolyGram
Actress is upset with film company, despite PolyGram's relationship with Foster's production house Egg Pictures
Can the upbeat Quasimodo win the heart of young audiences despite such adult themes?
''Pillow Talk,'' ''Crash,'' and ''Secrets and Lies'' generate lots of buzz
Script rewrites and director turnovers plague the film's production
The studio has high hopes for ''A Time to Kill'' and other summer flicks