Three major studios are spending more than $9 million in advertising on Sunday's Super Bowl in a quest to re-create the early buzz enjoyed by 20th Century Fox with last year's spot for "Independence…
The beginnings of economic renewal and a host of new multiplex screens spelled good news at the Mexican box office last year, with Motion Picture Assn. members' rentals up 17% in dollar terms over…
First-time helmer Keith Samples is unhappy with the R rating given by the MPAA to his romantic comedy for Paramount, "A Smile Like Yours."
As the 1997 Sundance Film Festival heads into the home stretch, three more titles have pulled into the lead in the acquisitions derby.
China has backed away from a threatened crackdown on the territory's broadcasters. But the move comes as it went ahead this week with plans to water down civil liberties after the July 1 handover by…
With the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) agreement wrapped up in Geneva in December, the Recording Industry Assn. of America is turning its attention to Congress, which now must…
"It's a day from hell!" said one Paramount Pictures employee early Thursday morning who fell victim to a studiowide computer crash.
The 50-year-old Coronet Theatre in West Hollywood will hold its grand reopening under the new ownership of Dee Gee Entertainment at 6:30 p.m. Monday with a program celebrating the facility's history…
"The English Patient," followed by "Jerry Maguire," led the list Thursday of nominees for the Screen Actors Guild Awards, giving the pics a boost in this year's Oscar race.
Peter O'Connell has been tapped as a director of Kerry Packer's PBL Enterprises, with special responsibility for Packer's new moves into gaming.
With an eye toward giving established film and TV composer management firms a run for their money, the newly formed Zomba Screen Music has tapped David May and Steven Cagan, a pair of musicians and…