Tom Hanks is the honorary chairman for the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's eighth annual Silent Film Gala April 12 at Glendale's Alex Theater.
There's a scene in "The Bad and the Beautiful" where an ambitious producer, played by Kirk Douglas, boasts about his great track record as a moviemaker. When he's reminded that two of his films…
Marking his mastery of the craft and his refusal to allow racial barriers deter him, friends and admirers of Gordon Parks gathered at the Directors Guild of America last week to pay tribute to the…
Among the directors who have returned to make movies with Arnon Milchan are such "names" of the craft as Sidney Lumet, Oliver Stone, Joel Schumacher, Jon Amiel and Ron Shelton.
Casey Silver, who has been with Universal for nine years and has served as chairman of the motion picture group since 1994, has been given oversight of U's homevideo wing.
Does talent run in the family? Certainly Hollywood has had a long and illustrious history of companies whose leadership dipped into their own gene pools for inspiration, the Goldwyn and Zanuck clans…
Likening them to Thelma and Louise on their death run, MGM chairman Frank Mancuso blamed Hollywood studios and nationwide exhibitors for driving the industry to a dangerous precipice with their blind…
Rhino Films and Summit Entertainment are in final negotiations on international rights to "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," the screen version of the notorious Hunter Thompson novel that was first…
It's trivial, to be sure, but it's not nothing. A New York judge ruled last week that a trivia book on "Seinfeld," the Peacock sitcom "about absolutely nothing," infringed on the show's copyright.
Fox's reissue of "The Empire Strikes Back" led the weekend with an estimated $12.6 million, but TriStar's "Donnie Brasco" mobsters were shooting it out right behind with $11.2 million.
The strong Friday debuts of "Donnie Brasco" and "Booty Call" propelled the year's domestic box office to $1 billion in a record 59 days. That puts 1997 very much on track for a $6 billion-plus year.