So far, 2009 has been filled with surprise box office hits: "Taken," "Paul Blart: Mall Cop," "Fast and Furious," "The Hangover." But kudos possibilities? Not so much.
Cannes was cuckoo for Coco pics and was teeming with teamings, judging by the titles available at the fest. A film's moniker is like a coming attraction: It should give an indication of what the pic…
The global credit crunch has taken its toll in many areas, but Cannes-goers this year have discovered that one of the victims of cutbacks is old-fashioned vulgar hoopla.
Indie media company Prescience Film Finance and specialist film financier Perpetual Media Capital have joined forces to create P2 Bridge to provide short-term, risk-managed bridge finance to…
Cannes is off to a high-flying start with "Up" despite rumors about attendance and swine flu.
May 16 marks the 70th anniversary of Nathanael West's novel "Day of the Locust," which still seems like the freshest and most accurate portrait of Hollywood.
Oscar marches into March next year, with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences picking a later date for the ceremony due to the Winter Olympics.
The Oscar show is watched worldwide by an estimated 800 million people, but it's a very different experience inside the Kodak Theater.
Hollywood is famous for high-concept pitches, so here's one: a party where guests get fewer goodies than in past years -- but they feel good about it!
This year marks the fifth anniversary of the accelerated awards season. The key question: Is the new schedule better or worse? Answer: I'm not sure, but I know it's different.
Oscar are like time capsules, giving an insight into what people were thinking at the moment. It's hard to imagine "Cimarron," "The Greatest Show on Earth" or "Gigi" even being greenlit today, but…