Longtime talent agent Roy Gerber, who once repped the Beatles, died Tuesday of a brain tumor in Los Angeles. He was 82.
The Japanese will be able to get HBO shows for the first time via a deal with local cable TV operator Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM).
The fall season now offers so many permutations of festivals and markets to attend that bizzers nowadays make difficult choices about allocation of their time and resources -- and then spend three…
Just as during the Renaissance, when Italy's feisty city-states feuded and vied to build a more beautiful cathedral, Venice and Rome are engaged in a film festival rivalry, which so far has been…
Film editor Anthony Carras died Aug. 15 of liver cancer in Laguna Beach, Calif. He was 86.
TV writer Max Hodge, who created the character "Mr. Freeze" for the "Batman" TV series, died Aug. 17 in Woodland Hills, Calif. He was 91.
William Tuttle, longtime head of MGM's makeup department, died of natural causes July 27 in Pacific Palisades, Calif. He was 95.
Four years after Marco Mueller took the reins, Venice hits its stride with a rich, meticulously assembled lineup for the fest's 75th anni, which has promise to be among its best editions in recent…
Richard Bradshaw, general director of the Canadian Opera Company, died of an apparent heart attack at Toronto's Pearson Airport on Wednesday night. He was 63.
One day he's splicing together a mutilated corpse, the next day he's picking up a Golden Lion. Such is life for Tim Burton, who briefly interrupts his post-production chores on "Sweeney Todd: The…
A lot of ink has already been spilled analyzing the 64th Venice Film Festival lineup, with special focus on the undeniable preponderance of English-language pics. Maybe fest topper Marco Mueller's…
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