Behind-the-scenes campaigning is under way to select your successor as Academy president, Hawk, so this is the moment to do some last-minute pushing and prodding.
The box office action this summer will be triggered more by superstars than superheroes, contrary to recent history. And the studios have created and endured some messy budgetary headaches and…
The charity banquet season hits its peak at this time of year, and the crowded ballrooms remind us that there are people in town who worry less about making money than giving it away.
The most important fact about talent agents today is that no one is scared of them anymore.
Academy prexy Hawk Koch played to a full house — or, more accurately, three full houses — Saturday in the first town hall meet for members that covered such topics as Oscar voting procedures…
Joss Whedon has Hollywood street smarts, so doesn't he know that grown-up movies (especially Shakespeare) aren't released in summer?
Baz Luhrmann took me by surprise four years ago when he confided over lunch that he intended to shoot "The Great Gatsby" as his next movie -- he explained that he had become obsessed with the…
The superstars of the 65-and-over set are wandering down unexpected paths these days in a determination to keep their creative lives (and income streams) aloft.
Today's MGM is a corporate anomaly -- it's either primed for a moment of rebirth or sitting in a holding pattern.
The principal source of apprehension among the studio czars, when pressed, is that they're emotionally locked into a tentpole dependency -- a film genre that not only defies cost controls but also…