When he took the Oscar producing gig in 1989, Allan Carr promised to turn a stagnant and stale broadcast into what he called "the antithesis of tacky." He came up a bit short, presiding instead over…
When Johnny Carson walked onstage to host the Oscars for the first time in 1979, he immediately set the tone for the entire proceedings -- and the standard for all emcees to come.
"All the President's Men" is all the more relevant in an era of 9/11-invoked secrecy and great debates over present journalism tactics -- not to mention the revelation that Mark Felt is Deep Throat…
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$258.3M Disney 3.68%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$150.7M Paramount Pictures -0.62%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$20.6M Warner Brothers / New Line -0.63%
Democratic presidential contender traffic remains heavy in Hollywood. Following Mark Warner and John Edwards last week, Democratic Party chair Howard Dean and Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh have been in town…
When Oscar producer Gil Cates offered Jon Stewart this year's hosting gig, the host of "The Daily Show" replied, "Are you sure?" It was an answer of typical Stewart wit, a type of humor that Cates…
Surveying the field of best picture contenders, Mort Sahl whips out an irreverent riff: "Can you imagine this crowd having the guts to make 'Brokeback Mountain' if John Wayne were alive?"
After Paramount bought DreamWorks, NBC Universal was unable to explain why it could never close the deal. Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger nailed down an agreement to buy Pixar, but the cover of Business…
Last year, when Disney's Robert Iger suggested the window between a film's theatrical release and its DVD debut be closed, it sent exhibitors into a panic.
With talks between the Mouse and Pixar at a very sensitive stage, insiders say the Walt Disney Co. is looking to acquire the animator, as opposed to merely reaching a new distribution agreement…
It's awards season and everyone is on pins and needles waiting for the outcome of the big prizes, like "The People's Choice Awards." Well, not really. The show, airing Jan. 10 on CBS, honors the…