The British film industry’s attitude toward Europe used to run along the lines of the famous Fleet Street headline: “Fog Over the Channel, Continent Cut Off.” The fog has lifted, and the new year is…
The heat has been turned up in TV’s development hell, making it more difficult for all but a handful of suppliers to break through on the established networks. Executives cite various factors…
While few foreign films have won Oscars for acting, thespians from outside the U.S. have had a lasting impact on Hollywood’s most coveted awards. Easily the most visible contributions are those of…
There are a lot of societal alarms still to be rung-not to mention Yorkshire mist to be cleared-in Stephen Daldry’s production of the J.B. Priestley thriller “An Inspector Calls,” which is poised on…
The judge in the O.J. Simpson double-murder trial ruled Monday (hat cameras will be allowed lo televise the proceedings, but they must be operated remotely. L.A. Superior Court Judge Lance Ito placed…
NBC has confirmed full season commitments on Warner Bros. TV’s two new Thursday night series the blockbuster medical drama “ER” and ensemble sitcom “Friends.” Both shows, in fact, have been…
The Clinton administration has proposed a hefty increase in FCC "user fees" to be levied against broadcasters and cable TV operators to pay for an illegal immigrant felon program.
Ross Hering, a 10-year veteran of Lucasfilm Ltd., has ankled the company to launch Monarch Prods., a Hollywood-based feature film production company.
For 10 days this June, New York will be comedy's ground zero as comedians from all over the country descend on the city's second annual Toyota Comedy Festival.
Three new members have been added to a panel advising the Clinton administration on how to build the "information superhighway," but no network TV representatives were among the late additions.
Sam Waterston, Sally Field, Morgan Freeman, John Landis, Penny Marshall, Alan Pakula and Arthur Penn are just some of the cinematic talents who will be shepherding 16 independent filmmakers through…