Is this the end of Hollywood's swag-bag jag? Hours after the Internal Revenue Service confirmed its crackdown on Hollywood swag, reps of Sundance said they were "thrilled," and many in Hollywood…
Get ready for the swag tax. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will announce today that it has reached a settlement with the Internal Revenue Service regarding income tax on Oscar gift…
With memories of 9/11 dredged up by Thursday's Heathrow Airport news, showbiz workers are weighing their options as festival season begins. The Edinburgh Film Festival begins Monday, quickly followed…
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It's Mad Mel: Beyond Blunderdome. Mel Gibson's July 28 arrest has led to a numbers game. It generated two apologies, one canceled project (his ABC mini on the Holocaust), 17.3 million-plus Google…
Reel Life: "Snakes on a Plane," which opens Aug. 18, Samuel Jackson fumes, "That's it! I have had it with these motherf---ing snakes on this motherf---ing plane!" The line may go down in movie…
Being a corporate flack clearly takes its toll. David Lux last week left his job at 20th Century Fox, the third corporate-studio PR person to leave in the past six months, after Paul Pflug…
The year is half over, so in theory, the Oscar slots should be half filled. But not surprisingly, the race is just starting. It's time to put aside thoughts of summer tentpoles and look forward to…
While Hollywood smugly totals up its overseas grosses, serious competition is looming. And some of that competition stems from the studios themselves.
"The Da Vinci Code" is about riddles, secrets and confusion. So, in that sense, the pic's opening night was totally in synch with the film.
"The Da Vinci Code" had its world premiere Wednesday night as the 59th Cannes Film Festival opened amid critical and clerical carping and plenty of competition from other events on the Croisette.
As the 59th annual Cannes film festival opens tonight, the mood is buoyant and everyone is on their best behavior.