Primetime thesps are about to find out how the WGA strike will affect their own employment status.
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George Clooney has donated $25,000 to the Actors Fund, money that is earmarked to provide emergency assistance to workers in the entertainment industry who fall on hard times because of the strike.
What's a few million between billionaires? For Regency Enterprises' Arnon Milchan, it means buying back a 25% stake in his company from Aussie media magnate James Packer.
"Guitar Hero III" has bested Master Chief, combining all its versions to steal the No. 1 spot from "Halo 3" in October.
Tim Burton directing a musical? It's hard to imagine what he'd do with "Hello, Dolly," but Stephen Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd" proves an easy fit.
The phrase "feel-bad" movie has been invoked more than once in the media recently to describe a spate of films that could fall under the rubric "On Death and Dying."
Paul Thomas Anderson received screenwriter noms for "Boogie Nights" and "Magnolia," and "There Will Be Blood" puts him in contention for another. But there the similarities to his past work end.
"Crash" director and co-writer Paul Haggis' first helming effort since that film won picture Oscar two years ago has not lit a fire at the box office -- less than $7 million so far -- but as long as…
Joining a cavalcade of downer films, "Things We Lost in the Fire" is a story that presents more hope than the majority of the year's quality films gunning for kudos.
"Emotional mosaic" isn't exactly the kind of phrase that screams out boffo box office or a big Oscar haul, but given the accolades writer-director Sean Penn has received for "Into the Wild," a…