Peter Bart: The Backlot
MGM's lovable-grifters laffer "Heartbreakers" conned its way into the affections of Oscar-weekend auds with an estimated $12.3 million over three days.
Both Mega Channel and Antenna will be in Cannes to snap up features films, hour dramas and a few sitcoms.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Just three days before the spotlight turns on Hollywood for the 73rd annual Academy Awards, scaffolding in front of the Shrine Auditorium collapsed, injuring five people. People at the scene said a…
Tim Gray: Reel Life
Scaffolding erected along the red carpet at the Shrine Auditorium for coverage of Sunday's Academy Awards collapsed Thursday, injuring five people, one critically.
Sarah Jessica Parker is set to make her third Oscar appearance as a presenter during Sunday's Academy Awards kudocast.
Local filmmakers raised their eyebrows when CIE teamed with the venture capital arm of financial conglom Inbursa (owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim) to form Estudio Mexico Films in January…
Boosted by its coverage of the Sydney Olympics, the Peacock net received the lion's share of nominations for the 22nd annual Sports Emmys.
For your consideration, a word from the campaign trail: The 2001 Oscar race may be the most unorthodox ever. Since the best-picture winner averages a B.O. boost of $28.8 million, the seven-figure…