Buena Vista Intl.'s "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" continued its roll at the foreign wickets over the latest frame, taking the No. 1 spot for the sixth straight weekend.
At the time CAA moved into its current headquarters in Beverly Hills, Michael Ovitz told a reporter that the building "was built to be a piece of art itself." But could the structure be so unique or…
As the cease-fire between Hezbollah and Israel took hold last week, the cost of the monthlong conflict to the media biz came into focus. TV journalists, not surprisingly, were on the front line of…
Israel's "Occupation Club" is not exactly the typical arty film society. While it's held at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque, there's no discussions of the merits of Truffaut vs. Fellini.
If you're looking for a little controversy to top off the summer, check out the Toronto Film Fest next month.
Those pesky cartoons just won't go away. A new Iranian exhib of Holocaust cartoons has opened at Tehran's Palestine Contemporary Art Museum, organized by the country's Iran Cartoon Assn.
The year 2003 is somewhat mythical for Brazil's film production industry. Pushed by Hector Babenco's "Carandiru," local pics sold a total of 22 million tickets and seized an impressive 21% share of…
In Hollywood, as in life, nothing comes without a price. With the IRS vowing on Aug. 17 to get tough on celeb freebies at kudofests like the Oscars and Emmys, the fest circuit is already bracing for…
Over the years, the Hollywood guilds have been the center of plenty of intrigue, ranging from strikes and disputed elections to lawsuits and ferocious battles over credits. Now, add murder -- at…
The Backlot: A number of power players over the years have yearned to "own" Hollywood. Lew Wasserman knew how to leverage talent to this end just as Rupert Murdoch understands the art of leveraging…
Newspaper TV listings are going the way of the society pages and "Li'l Abner." Across the country, Sunday TV books have been shrunk or eliminated altogether as advertising plummets and readers get…