The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has moved a couple of steps closer to making its film museum a reality. Heather Cochran has been hired to coordinate planning of the site.
Ronald Reagan, an actor of modest renown who went on to become the "Great Communicator" as president of the U.S., died Saturday at his Bel-Air home after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He…
How you say "razzle-dazzle" in French? After MGM's "De-Lovely" screened as the Cannes Film Festival's closing-night attraction, the studio invited 2,500 intimate friends to a whoop-de-doo bash on the…
Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11" won the Palme d'Or "not for its politics but for its merits as a motion picture," jury fest prexy Quentin Tarantino said Sunday at a press confab.
CAA threw a beachside power bash Tuesday to coincide with the launch of the Wear Yellow Live Strong campaign by the Lance Armstrong Foundation and Nike.
True to character, the Phantom glided silently and secretly into town. But while a below-the-radar sneak peek of "The Phantom of the Opera" here Monday was remarkably low-key, it was also remarkably…
"The real challenge is not making risky films, but marketing risky films and getting them to be seen," Colin Callender said here Tuesday.
Ah, the joys of Cannes! For 12 days in May, it's the home of auteurs, artistes -- and journalists. There are thousands of media reps here, eager to write about the art and creativity of filmmaking…
Though several studio toppers are bullish on the idea of suing pirates, MPAA prez-CEO Jack Valenti insisted, "We have no plans to sue anybody." Instead, he said, Hollywood is embarking on a "public…
Julie Andrews sitting with Eddie Murphy and Mike Myers. Antonio Banderas next to "Absolutely Fabulous'" Jennifer Sanders. These are combinations you don't see every day. Thank God for Cannes.
In a rare display of Franco-American amity, Gallic and U.S. film honchos were united May 16 in a plan to tackle global piracy -- with Americans uncharacteristically happy to let their overseas…