American horror, British family fare and an Irish zombie comedy make up the diverse new slate of movies from Ralph Kamp and Louise Goodsill's sales outfit Odyssey Entertainment.
The war in Iraq may have heated up, but the news nets are giving peace a chance. Always competitive, the broadcast network news divisions and their cable counterparts have put aside their individual…
MTV and Nickelodeon -- the rowdy siblings of the Paramount family -- are now sitting at the adult table. Long relegated to churning out low-cost pics aimed at young moviegoers, MTV and Nick are being…
Road grosses inched up 1.5% to $16,088,012 during Week 48 (April 19-25).
A grim picture of the Canadian television and film industry emerged last week with the release of a study that indicates Canadian broadcasters pay the lowest license fees for first window rights in…
The Backlot: Ever notice that when politicians talk about "indecency" in the media, they focus on shock jocks or edgy sitcoms? When ordinary viewers complain about tasteless TV, however, I find…
He's been through hell and high water but Gallic distrib Jean Labadie, Miramax's former French partner, will be back on the Croisette ready for action this month.
Strands: It takes two to Twankey -- and the second just might, I emphasize might, be Judi Dench, who is mulling coming aboard Kevin Spacey's inaugural Old Vic season to join old friend Ian McKellen's…
The Chinese broadcasting industry's governing body has issued new directives cracking down on programming that features violence and corruption in primetime.
Did a doomed donkey really kick thesp John C. Reilly off the set of Lars von Trier's "Manderlay"? Papers all over the globe were buzzing late last week about Reilly's alleged refusal to do the film…
They'd disappear for days, off to New York or Los Angeles for another round of inculcation in the GE way of doing things. "Integration meetings," execs high and low harrumphed. Lots of meetings…