As the kudos campaign season kicks into high gear, the most unconventional campaign so far belongs to Warner Bros.' "The Departed" -- namely very little campaign at all.
Alleging that he has yet to see a dime in profit from 10-year-old Oscar-winning film "The English Patient," producer Saul Zaentz has sued Miramax and Disney, saying he's owed at least $20 million.
In a baffling year for film awards, this is an especially baffling period. Most of the year's major hopefuls have been screened to the media, but there's no consensus as to which films are shoo-ins…
Now that Republicans have lost control of Congress and President George W. Bush has been humbled, have political documentarians lost their biggest stars?
Where there's smoke ... there's a mirror? Cigarette manufacturing giant Philip Morris launched an ad campaign this week pleading with Hollywood to stop any free product placement: "Please Don't Give…
Slow and steady is getting it done for Clint Eastwood once again. Though it's been tagged as a box office disappoint-ment in some quarters, Eastwood's "Flags of Our Fathers," is actually keeping pace…
While the defeat of Proposition 87 disappointed folks like Robert Redford, Julia Roberts and Ben Affleck, it probably stung producer Steve Bing the most -- at least in terms of his wallet.
"Borat" has sparked its first lawsuit from its unsuspecting stars. Two U. of South Carolina frat boys who make sexist and racist comments in the pic sued 20th Century Fox and the "Borat" producers on…
L.A. billionaires Eli Broad and Ron Burkle have joined together to submit a bid for the Tribune Co., the Chicago-based conglom that counts the Los Angeles Times among its media properties.
Lindsay Lohan has set thriller "I Know Who Killed Me" as her next pic, with production set to start next month. Chris Sivertson is directing from a screenplay by Jeff Hammond; 360 Pictures prexy…
Los Angeles Times editor Dean Baquet has ankled under pressure from newly installed publisher David Hiller. Jim O'Shea, managing editor of the Tribune Co.'s flagship Chicago Tribune, will replace…