TV programmers frustrated that shows watched on tablets and smartphones have been invisible to Nielsen’s ratings may finally get a solution — next year. Next week, Nielsen will formally announce to…
Anthony Hopkins' "The Kidnapping of Freddy Heineken" is heading toward production next month in Europe with Australian actor Tom Cocquerel joining the cast.
Although Arsenio Hall devoted his opening-night monologue to what he’s been up to for the last 19 years, the announcer wasn’t really joking by introducing the host as “back from a very long weekend.”…
Svensk Filmindustri, a leading Nordic film studio handling production, distribution and sales, has acquired a majority stake in Stockholm-based producer Tre Vanner. Bonnier Growth Media, Svensk’s…
This sporadically amusing but unduly protracted dramedy devolves into a shameless tearjerker in its third act.
With Roland Emmerich opening his latest film, “White House Down,” this weekend, the director shines a timely spotlight on Warner Bros.’ big-budget original-concept gamble, “Pacific Rim,” opening July…
ANNECY– Luiz Bolognesi's feature debut “Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury” won the Crystal nod, Annecy's top award, at a ceremony on Saturday. Nod illustrates the flourishing of toon industries in…
A first assistant film editor on “The Muppets” has filed a wrongful termination suit against Disney, alleging discrimination and harassment against the Mouse House and editor James Thomas. The suit…
Avner Garbi, an Israeli actor and director who co-founded the Jewish Repertory Theater in Gotham and was a founding member of the West Coast Ensemble, died May 22 in Los Angeles. He was 70. Garbi was…
ABC won’t start airing Joss Whedon’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” until the fall, but the network isn’t holding out on getting fanboys — or the audience that made “The Avengers” a $1.5 billion hit…
Two Discovery networks trot out new shows this week, each with marketable titles: “The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius” on flagship Discovery; and “Karma's a B*tch!” on the always-cheeky Investigation…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- London Critics Awards: ‘La La Land’ Best Film, Isabelle Huppert Doubles Up
- Playback: Damien Chazelle on ‘La La Land,’ ‘First Man’ and Daring to Dream
- Final Oscar Predictions: 5 Lingering Questions With Nominations on the Way