To the Editor: Kelly L. Ross’ letter of Oct. 1 is yet another stab in the rush by revisionists to legitimize and clean up the shameful period of the blacklist. The very vast majority of the men and…
To the Editor: Living and working over 400 miles away from Hollywood (San Francisco and Berkeley, respectively), we are accustomed to being left out of the loop but your article regarding “drab” and…
After his long and distinguished service to the film industry, it seems a shame that the contentious issue of the ban on Oscar screeners could be Jack Valenti’s lasting legacy. Whatever impact the…
Al Pacino snorted his way to the No. 1-rated movie in basic cable last week when a special four-hour cablecast of the 1983 "Scarface" on the USA Network Sunday night harvested 3.6 million viewers.
Karl Malden has been named the 40th recipient of the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. SAG prexy Melissa Gilbert said, "In a career spanning six decades, Karl Malden has superbly achieved…
The ongoing spiral of industry opposition to the Oscar screener ban showed no sign of stopping Tuesday. In what will be the first joint meeting of studio chiefs since the ban was announced, the heads…
The movie biz has spent the past five years trying to persuade Uncle Sam to do something to coax film production back to this country and give the industry some tax relief.
A Federal Trade Commission report released Tuesday found that U.S. exhibs have succeeded in tightening enforcement of their industry's theater-admissions practices.
Newspaper and broadcast group Freedom Communications announced the sale of a major stake to two big buyout firms, ending a lengthy and contentious auction for the family-owned Irvine, Calif., group.
Rupert's deal is moving ahead, and an accounting-prompted loss at Hughes Electronics last quarter will prove just a hiccup, execs at the DirecTV parent said Tuesday.