To say that "13 -- Fear Is Real" is superior to "Estate of Panic" -- Sci Fi Channel's recent attempt to reshape the conventions of horror movies as a reality TV competition -- is the essence of…
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If the Academy doesn't suffer from short memory, voters could deliver composer John Williams a record 46th Oscar nomination. He was nominated for all three previous Indy films, in 1981, 1984 and…
While automotive sponsorship dollars are scarce these days, USA Network has forged a novel pact with Kia Motors, casting the stars of series "Psych" in a 30-second spot that will run when the skein…
Studio exec and producer Ned Tanen, who served as president of Universal and Paramount and produced three popular Brat Pack films in the 1980s, died Monday of natural causes in Santa Monica. He was…
Homevid execs don't have quite as much to cheer about at CES this year.
The cable channel that sold for a bargain-basement price last month is suddenly the object of a tug-of-war between two prospective owners.
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has tapped Michael Lumpkin as its executive director.
Broadway saw a second frame of holiday bounty last week, with a mid-week New Year's helping to keep biz on par with the Christmas sesh.
First lady Laura Bushhas sold her memoirs to Scribner.
Any Super Bowl ad is a gamble, but DreamWorks Animation is betting a lot of chips on a 90-second spot in 3-D for March toon "Monsters vs. Aliens."
The 22nd Tokyo Film Festival will unspool Oct. 17-25.