James L. Brooks, the Oscar-winning writer-producer-director of "Terms of Endearment" and "As Good as It Gets," will receive the distinguished screenwriter's award at the sixth edition of the Austin…
Allen R. "Mike" Frischkorn, president of the American Film Marketing Assn., will depart the org when his contract expires in December.
Australia's "Head On" and the Showtime production "Blind Faith" were cited as the best international and American features, respectively, at the conclusion of Outfest '99 Sunday evening. "The Most…
Stanley H. Durwood, the feisty and controversial theater exhibition magnate, died Wednesday at the age of 78.
The 1973 documentary "Wattstax" will serve as the curtain raiser for the third Hollywood Film Festival on Aug. 4 at the John Anson Ford Amphitheater. An exploration of urban black America in the…
The present board of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. was reaffirmed and the ratification of a stock option plan for newly appointed officers Alex Yemenidjian and Christopher McGurk was approved at the…
While Americans were eating up "Wild Wild West" as their holiday movie treat, the Quebecois were celebrating Canada Day (July 1) with the record local opening of the homegrown "Elvis Gratton II…
June box office shattered all prior frames with a staggering $733.2 million gross for the 30-day span. Boffo debuts and strong holds propelled the month to a 25% B.O. boost from the former…
The national box office finally passed 1998's former record pace Friday, finishing the weekend with a $3.05 billion cume. Strong debuts for Disney's animated "Tarzan" and Paramount's dramatic…
Submissions are being accepted for the first WIN Femme Film Festival, which will unspool Aug. 23-24 at Paramount Studios.