David O. Russell's “Silver Linings Playbook,” Fox's “Bones” and ABC's “Modern Family” were among the winners Friday at the 39th Humanitas Prize kudos honoring film and TV writers. “Silver Linings”…
With filmgoers busy at barbecues, Labor Day weekend box office is often slow. But in the past few years, Focus has taken advantage of the meager frame by releasing low-risk thrillers that sometimes…
Los Angeles' new mayor has vowed to help staunch the flow of film and TV production jobs out of Hollywood, starting with the appointment of a film czar at City Hall.
A week after Bradley Manning's sentencing in the U.S., this slick, smarter-than-usual British courtroom thriller challenges the validity of policies that shield key evidence from public scrutiny.
On Aug. 17, viewers will wake up to find the lower-key Speed and Fuel networks transformed into high-adrenaline national sports channels intended to make an immediate impression -- among sports fans…
For Zachary Levi, the musical “First Date” is indeed his first date -- with Broadway. So he's been getting acquainted. “I didn't even know what previews were when I signed on to this,” he said at the…
Johnny Depp is in negotiations to star in crime drama "Mortdecai" for Lionsgate with David Koepp directing.
Czech industryites say they are worried that the slowly returning tide of foreign productions could fall off again if politicos don't pony up more coin for incentives.
PARIS — In a major, yet anticipated turnaround, Gaul's National Film Board (CNC) prexy Eric Garandeau has been axed. The French government has appointed fellow Socialist Frederique Bredin to take…
A U.S. International Trade Commission judge last week ruled that Netflix did not infringe a Rovi patent covering parental controls for TV user interfaces, with hundreds of millions of dollars in…