The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has 11 films competing in the feature-toon race, but two question marks met different fates: Warner Bros.' "The Polar Express" was included, but…
The disc is in the mail. Miramax has kicked off screener season by mailing out DVDs of "Kill Bill Vol. 2" to Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences voters.
In the past few years, some kudos pundits were skeptical that Academy voters would give the top prize to a musical or a fantasy-adventure. But "Chicago" and "The Lord of the Rings" wound up in the…
Welcome to the Screener Snafus: Year Two. Oscar voters will be getting their free DVD players by Thanksgiving, but Cinea's ambitious screener plans seem to be on hold until next year. The bottom…
Christopher Reeve, who became a star in the "Superman" films but grew more famous as a spokesman for the disabled after becoming paralyzed from the neck down, died Sunday in Bedford, N.Y., from heart…
As the Oscar race heats up, some of the year's highest-profile foreign films are dropping out of the foreign-language race. What's wrong with this picture?
Janet Leigh, the beautiful blonde who starred in such Hollywood classics as "Touch of Evil" and "The Manchurian Candidate" but will forever be known for her shower scene in "Psycho," died Sunday at…
When it comes to screen musicals, Hollywood execs tend to hit either the fast-forward or pause buttons. Last week, New Line signed Jack O'Brien and Jerry Mitchell to co-direct the film "Hairspray,"…
New Line's film of "Hairspray" is on the fast track, but there are a few key pieces of the puzzle to complete -- such as casting.
Finalmente! Il DVD di "La Dolce Vita" non vendera tante copie quanto "Star Wars," ma per gli amanti del cinema, quel DVD e inestimabile. In other words, "La Dolce Vita" ain't gonna outsell George…
The screener plan is gaining momentum -- at least on the Academy front. The studios, however, are still holding it close to the vest, but they will have to weigh in within the next few weeks.