One of the cinema world's most mysterious events, the Pyongyang Intl. Film Festival, unfurled its 10th edition Sept. 13-22 amid talk of beefing up local production and revitalizing the nation's…
The Tribune Co.'s current standoff with Los Angeles Times management over budget cuts is hardly its first showdown with a newsroom. In the late 1980s, the largest Tribune-owned title was the New York…
In what many Italians consider the first tangible sign of Silvio Berlusconi's electoral defeat in April, leftist political talkshow host Michele Santoro is back on RAI with a primetime program four…
London Eye: With "The Queen" top of the U.K. box office and his debut play "Frost/Nixon" a smash at the Donmar Warehouse, writer Peter Morgan is suddenly the hottest thing in town.
Viacom's in a Facebook fix. The next hottest social networking site after MySpace is on the block and Yahoo! is in pole position with a circa $1 billion bid.
"Bea" has whacked "Fea" in Spain. The triumph of Telecinco's "Yo soy Bea," a Spanish reversion of Colombia's ugly-duckling telenovela phenom "Yo soy Betty, la fea," over Televisa's Mexican remake…
A press preview for musical toon "Happy Feet" in Los Angeles last week was straight out of a Disney playbook. Between the squeals of delight from kids amped up on penguin-shaped cookies, it was hard…
The Back Lot: It's not an especially profound question, but it's one that's being asked increasingly these days: When is it OK to look like a slob?
He came, he saw, he conquered -- and certain British media types would like nothing better than for Leslie Moonves to move to Blighty and turn around embattled domestic commercial broadcaster ITV.
Beirut wouldn't let war derail its latest film fest. Lebanese packed Cinema Days of Beirut, the city's first film fest since the monthlong conflict with Israel this summer.