A real life Italian opera buffa is playing out at Milan's venerable La Scala opera house. Carlo Fontana, top exec of the world-famous theater, has been sacked by its board over "differences" with La…
The U.K. Film Council has selected digital cinema services outfit Arts Alliance Digital Cinema to install and maintain the world's largest digital screen network in Blighty.
Henry Samueli, co-founder of Broadcom Corp., has agreed in principle to purchase the Anaheim Mighty Ducks hockey franchise from the Walt Disney Co. for a price said to be in the $50 million-$60…
Luke Eve's comedy-drama "Australian Summer" nabbed first prize Sunday at the Sony Tropfest, Oz's premier shorts fest. Jury panel included helmer Bryan Singer and thesps Geoffrey Rush, Abbie Cornish…
"Diary of a Mad Black Woman" made a bold bow at No. 1 with a $22.7 million opening, according to studio estimates. At No. 2, Sony's reigning champ "Hitch" rang up $21 million in its third week…
London Eye: As Robert Jones cleared his desk at the U.K. Film Council last week, nine candidates to replace him as head of the org's flagship Premiere Fund trooped in for their interviews.
If HBO is looking for its next ratings hit, all roads are leading to "Rome," which may be the pay cabler's best hope to reach the massive audience that flocks to mob opera "The Sopranos."
"Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it." Paramount is defying that old aphorism, moving Nicolas Cage starrer "The Weather Man" back six months from spring (April 1) to…
Time covers in the 1950s featured Broadway's dramatic actors in equal proportion to musical performers. Profiles of Carol Channing, Gwen Verdon, Rex Harrison and Robert Preston were interspersed with…
"Million Dollar Baby" and "Sideways" were well-positioned at the overseas box office to cash in on Oscar wins, while "The Aviator" could also see a nice bump, although it's been running for four to…