Federico Fellini, the Italian writer-director whose visionary and surreal film images were so distinctive that they inspired a word in his honor --"Felliniesque"-- died Sunday morning in Rome. He was…
Another month, another box office record smashed. That's the siren call of 1993. Domestic box office receipts for October topped $ 370 million, besting 1992's previous record high by 15%.
Actor-writer John Cleese will get the second annual SAG Foundation Jack Oakie Award for achievement in comedy, the Screen Actors Guild announced.
Art Buchwald, clear outta the way. Two East Coast scribes have filed yet another lawsuit against the judicially exhausted "Coming to America," claiming that Eddie Murphy and Paramount Pictures stole…
Exhibitors and distributors looking for a holiday hopeful at the ShowEast convention walked away happy from a Wednesday screening of 20th Century Fox's "Mrs. Doubtfire," a"Tootsie"-like comedy…
Oregon Public Utility Commission member Joan H. Smith has emerged as a front-runner to fill the vacant Republican seat on the Federal Communications Commission.
Australian distrib/exhib Ronin Films is spending the last of the spoils from "Strictly Ballroom" to expand its circuit, launch its own video banner and buy three French pictures, including "Germinal."
The ongoing battle for Paramount Communications has again shifted from the boardroom to the courtroom. Barry Diller's QVC Thursday filed for a preliminary injunction to block Viacom's tender offer…
Three primetime World Series telecasts on CBS handcuffed the latenight competition in Nielsen daytime and fringe ratings for Oct. 18-22, while "Late Show With David Letterman" remained the big bat in…
Twentieth TV is reportedly pulling the proposed syndicated strip "Sparks" from the market in fall 1994 because of the glut of new and returning series earmarked for access.
"Jurassic Park" this week blasted through $ 450 million overseas gross, powered by socko preems in France and Belgium.