Icons of the Century: "We had faces then," Gloria Swanson says in "Sunset Boulevard" of filmdom's early stars. Few fit the line as well as Garbo.
Icons of the Century: Ocean swimming would never be the same after stunned movie-goers watched the shark attack in "Jaws" in the summer of 1975, and neither would the movie business. The film's $260…
Icons of the Century: Undershirt sales crashed after he appeared without one as a tart-tongued newspaperman in 1934's "It Happened One Night" and his "Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn" dismissal…
Icons of the Century: "I have never seen any of these pictures -- they don't look at mine, why should I go see theirs?"
Icons of the Century: "Fasten your seatbelts; it's going to be a bumpy night," she declared as Margo Channing in "All About Eve." Moviegoers were happy to go along for the ride when this bug-eyed…
One of the few film fests that conjures nearly its entire audience from afar, Telluride -- situated in a tiny town in a box canyon in the Colorado Rockies -- must also must invest in theaters to…
In the boomtown that is the current film festival scene, career opportunities are opening for those with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for pics.
The box office is slumping. DVD sales are slowing. But film festivals keep expanding and growing. In fact, many key fests are building their audiences by leaps and bounds, even as competition on the…
When Kirk Douglas accepts a lifetime achievement award Saturdayat the Palm Springs Film Festival's annual black-tie gala, he'll be playing to a hometown crowd.
An L.A. cab driver whose life is stuck in neutral (Jamie Foxx) discovers that his passenger (Tom Cruise) is a hired assassin who intends to force him, at gunpoint, to drive him to each of of the five…
A grizzled trainer of prizefighters (Clint Eastwood) gains an unlikely title prospect in a tough, eager white female from the sticks (Hilary Swank), who develops a legendary knockout punch, launching…