Motion Picture Assn. of America president Jack Valenti spent Thursday afternoon giving face time in Los Angeles to groups disgruntled over the screener ban.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has about 5,800 voting members, and so far nearly 4,000 of them have returned their screener agreement. But what's up with those holdouts?
Adopting a stance similar to that of its L.A. counterpart, the Chicago Film Critics Assn. has opted to suspend its annual awards for 2003 in protest of the MPAA's restrictions on the distribution of…
The New Zealand Film Awards have won a reprieve and will now be staged as planned Dec. 8 in Auckland.
"Dirty Pretty Things" was the big winner Tuesday evening at the sixth British Independent Film Awards, picking up prizes for film, director (Stephen Frears), actor (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and screenplay…
Rare proof that a gigantic production in contemporary Hollywood can possess a distinctive personality, "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World" proves as bracing as a stiff wind on the open…
Quotemaster for the day Walter Cronkite called "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World" the "best film of its genre I've ever seen."
Filmmaker Mel Stuart has been selected to receive a Pioneer Award from the Intl. Documentary Assn.
The Valladolid Intl. Film Festival Golden Spike pic plaudit was shared by Afghanistan's Siddiq Barmak for "Osama," about a girl posing as a boy under the Taliban regime, and Iran's "Crimson Gold,"…
Nigel Westlake's score of "The Nugget" took the feature music honors at the Australian Screen Music Awards Monday night.