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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has appointed former Secretary of State Alexander Haig and former pro footballer Willie D. Davis to its board, MGM said Friday. Both are already directors of MGM Grand which, like…
A strong lineup of big-name directors, including Terrence Malick, Robert Altman, Claude Chabrol, Bertrand Tavernier and David Cronenberg, are tipped for competition spots in the 49th Berlin Film…
The long and the short of it is that, beginning in 1999, there's only going to be one Oscar for documentary. The categories of documentary feature and docu short film will be combined.
With the Cold War seemingly safely behind us and other threats now looming, it's easy to see the specter of nuclear annihilation as a past worry. But Thomas Ott's "Race for the Superbomb" should…
SPECIAL REPORTFor Studios USA, formerly Universal TV, 1998 was a year of adjustment after the stunning news in October 1997 that Seagram had inked a $4.07 billion deal to sell most of the studio's…
SPECIAL REPORTThe big story at Seagram was the $10.2 billion acquisition of Polygram Entertainment, giving the Universal Music Group instant global market share dominance in the music biz.
SPECIAL REPORTMuch of Sony Music's good fortunes during the year came on the back of diminutive Canadian diva Celine Dion, who not only was the bestselling pop artist but also warbled the year's…
SPECIAL REPORTSony Pictures suffered a B.O. letdown in 1998, after its record-breaking $1.3 billion domestic B.O. take of 1997. Still, despite its fourth-place spot in market share and the…
Tom Berenger and Polly Walker will join the cast of Universal and Imagine Entertainment’s “Detox,” which is being directed by Jim Gillespie. Sylvester Stallone stars as a cop who, hoping to get over…
Following positive reviews in Leeds for the latest version of the Alain Boublil/Claude-Michel Schonberg tuner "Martin Guerre," the Cameron Mackintosh production is now on its way to the U.S.
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