The Army made it official this past week, releasing a report that the story of Pfc. Jessica Lynch and her company's ambush in Nasiriyah, Iraq, was more tragic bumbling and happenstance than a heroic…
Markets & Festivals
As if impoverished filmmakers struggling to get noticed didn't have enough to contend with. Interpol has issued a computer crime warning concerning a Web site billing itself as the Film Festivals…
The team who formerly ran the Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival, Craig Prater and Jennifer Stark, have taken the reins of the Bangkok Intl. Film Festival.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘Sully,’ ‘Patriots Day,’ ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Could Crack Film Editing Oscar Race
- Oscars: ‘Rogue One,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Advance in Visual Effects Race
- Warren Beatty Honored by Kirk Douglas, Don Cheadle at Santa Barbara Fete
- Playback: Ben Foster on ‘Hell or High Water’ and Being a ‘Builder’ as an Actor
"The Boondocks" creator Aaron McGruder and partner Reggie Hudlin have signed with Sony to take the edgy comicstrip beyond the funny pages.
Glenn Williamson will step down as Focus Features' president of production and launch his own production shingle, which remains tied to the Universal specialty division via a first-look deal.
In search of new revenues and a lure for its fledgling entertainment offerings, America Online is venturing into the high stakes and highly competitive retail video and music biz. AOL plans to launch…
SAG prexy Melissa Gilbert has offered an olive branch to opponents of the SAG-AFTRA merger, asking for help in sorting out jurisdictional questions between the performers' unions.
Basil Iwanyk, Intermedia's president of worldwide production, is in negotiations to leave for a producing deal at Warner Bros. Pictures. Move will bring Iwanyk back to the Warners lot, where he spent…
Warner Bros. Intl. Theaters plans to accelerate its push into China after finally receiving approval for its first multiplex in Shanghai. Plex is launching Saturday with the preem of "The Matrix…
The Superstation's about to get a super-makeover. Turner entertainment topper Mark Lazarus pledged Thursday that general entertainment cabler TBS will be "rebranded, repositioned and off and running"…
With more Hollywood films relying on special effects, Stan Winston, the guru behind the animatronic robots and dinosaurs of the "Terminator" and "Jurassic Park" franchises, is launching a CGI…