Using every trick available, from talking babies to digitally enhanced fireballs, advertising agencies recently have found themselves reaching for movie-like magic at movie-like prices for 30-second…
Gillian Armstrong's Australian love story, based on Peter Carey's novel, "Oscar and Lucinda,'' enormously benefits from being one of the few epics this season --- albeit lining up against more amply…
Under heavy pressure from the European Commission, German media firms Bertelsmann AG and Kirch have stopped their jointly controlled pay-television firm Premiere from marketing its digital TV…
The title of this film tells it all. It dispenses a great deal of good will and calls to mind a host of other dramas from "Forrest Gump" to "Awakenings" that dealt with difficult psychological or…
Two years after opening for business, Fox 2000 has notified its New York scouting and development office that it will shutter the outpost in March.
Besides El Nino (a phenomenon we once referred to as "rain"), all anyone wants to talk about anymore is how lousy "Seinfeld" has gotten this season.
It's a shame that the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has discontinued its Newcomer of the Year award, because Bart the Bear would be the Pia Zadora of 1997: Bart stole 20th Century Fox's "The Edge"…
Mike Figgis' "One Night Stand'' has generated only a fraction of the kind of bound-for-Oscar buzz that his Oscar-winning AA yarn "Leaving Las Vegas'' did two years ago.
Nickelodeon Latin America has more than doubled its multichannel distribution since launching in December 1996.
Every year it gets harder to single out that one feature film that pushed forward the already staggeringly advanced envelope of special effects production.
Forget all the darkly whispered rumors of the sinking of the hundreds of millions invested in the latest bigscreen retelling of the Titanic catastrophe. The joint studios Fox and Paramount can now be…