A Gotham-based mentoring program sponsored by former Sony Pictures Classics co-prexy Marcie Bloom will introduce college students to film distribution and marketing, among other aspects of the movie…
Los Angeles Francophiles convened April 14 at the Directors Guild for the opening night of the City of Lights, City of Angels French film week.
Pioneer animator Ollie Johnston, the last surviving member of Walt Disney's "Nine Old Men," died of natural causes in Sequim, Wash. on Monday. He was 95.
French food and French wine are de rigueur accompaniments for Gallic cinema, so for the last few years, the City of Lights, City of Angels fest has partnered with the Club Culinaire of French Cuisine…
Last year, Edith Piaf biopic "La Vie en rose" opened City of Lights, City of Angels film festival and went on to win the best actress Oscar for Marion Cotillard. That pic also eventually grossed more…
Guy McElwaine, long one of Hollywood's top agents and studio execs, died Wednesday in Los Angeles after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 71.
Abby Mann, Oscar-winning screenwriter of "Judgment of Nuremberg," died Tuesday of heart failure in Beverly Hills. He was 84.
A few years ago, it felt as though drive-in theaters were fading into oblivion, if they weren't there already. From the 1970s to the '90s, thousands closed, often due to rising land values that were…
Chains are gaining ground in bringing full-service food and drinks to theaters, as Landmark, Muvico, Sundance and Pacific Theater's ArcLight expand further into the premium complex market.
Roy Scheider, who was Oscar nominated for "The French Connection" and for "All That Jazz," but best known for his role as the fearless police chief in "Jaws," died Feb. 10.
Like many entertainment journalists, L.A. Times reporter Mary McNamara has had to find ways to parse the Oscar race from every conceivable angle for an unending stream of kudos stories. One year, she…