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…
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.
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,"…
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.
A question for Sunday night's Emmy contenders: Are you sure you want to win? As you sit there in your uncomfortable formal wear, without having eaten for hours, bored at everyone's laundry list of…
Last week, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and Cinea offered an antipiracy solution to awards voters and, as a bonus, a free DVD player.
The Screener Wars have started again -- and though things may be less bloody, they still promise to be confusing.