Irwin Russell, the influential entertainment attorney who was a key player in saving the Walt Disney Co. from corporate raiders in 1984, died Friday of complications from leukemia. He was 87. Russell…
Sony-MGM's "Skyfall" crashed the kudos season Wednesday by becoming the first Bondpic to garner a nod from the Producers Guild of America, whose 10 nominees included an otherwise unsurprising mix of…
The International Documentary Association has named the recipients of this year's special awards to be given at a ceremony at the DGA Theater on Friday.
David L. Wolper, the prolific producer who spearheaded such landmark TV and film productions as "Roots," "The Making of the President 1960" and Jacques Cousteau's early specials, has died. He was 82.
As a member of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic committee I remember in 1980, after the Soviet Union invasion of Afghanistan, President Jimmy Carter threatened the Soviet Union with a U.S. boycott of the…
The most engaging aspect of David L. Wolper's entertaining, exceedingly informative memoir is the fun he seems to have had during almost every moment of his long and successful career. His enjoyment…
Robert Zemeckis will deliver a commencement speech for this year's USC School of Cinema-Television graduating class Friday at the Shrine Auditorium. Cinematographer William A. Fraker also will be on…
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