Independent film distributors admitted yesterday that exhibitors are committing more screens to art and specialty films. However, they cautioned that unless the theater owners put someone in charge…
E! Entertainment Television will cablecast nominations for this year's CableACE Awards live at 8 a.m. L.A. time Tuesday, Nov. 17.
The Supreme Court has refused to reinstate a pair of lawsuits that accused heavy metal rocker Ozzy Osbourne of inciting, through his music, the suicides of two teenagers.
BECOMING A SUCCESSFUL HOLLYWOOD screenwriter is about as rare as winning a lottery jackpot. This is especially true for writers out in the hinterlands, whose dreams of being the next Robert Towne or…
Walt Disney Co. chief exec Michael Eisner said the company might renegotiate certain portions of its agreement with its 49%-owned Euro Disney SCA, the theme park/resort complex outside Paris. At…
Buena Vista's animated "Aladdin" drew a G and 20th's comedy sequel "Home Alone 2: Lost in New York" pulled a PG in the 1,239th weekly bulletin of the Motion Picture Assn. of America's Classification…
Thames Television and Carlton Television are locked in a bitter row over the ITV broadcast rights to hundreds of Hollywood movies.
Steve Fargnoli, former manager of Prince, yesterday announced plans to open a Los Angeles office for his U.K.-based PURE management.
The Pan African Film Festival, which will showcase 40 films from Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, Great Britain and the U.S., kicks off tonight at Laemmle's Sunset 5 Theatres.
Sony Corp. has signed a deal in Tokyo to develop a CD-ROM player with Nintendo Co. Ltd.
Warner Bros. has made a preemptive bid for Charlie Bohl's spec script "Pants" for "New Jack City" producers Doug McHenry and George Jackson.