To a certain extent, every film ultimately functions as a time capsule of the period in which it was shot, and documentaries doubly so. But when a film sits in the vaults unseen for four decades, the…
Documentary filmmaker Les Blank, known for highly personal docus such as “Burden of Dreams” and “Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers,” died Sunday at his home in Berkeley, Calif., according to the New…
Hollywood studios continue to exploit digital TV opportunities in Europe.
The party is over for "Twilight" fans, but that won’t stop the midnight ragers at Walmart. Walmart will host launch parties for the homevideo release of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2" at…
The Telluride Film Festival has added a fifth day to its 40th anniversary fest, which will run from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2. The festival also announced Thursday that it’s partnering with the town of…
Battling robots isn’t exactly a new idea for reality TV, which doesn’t prevent Syfy’s “Robot Combat League,” a self-explanatory title if there ever was one, from being kind of a goofy kick. Aping the…
What if Carmella Soprano had to take over the family business because Tony was, er, permanently retired? That’s the potentially fertile premise at the heart of “Red Widow,” an ABC drama adapted from…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences handed out its Scientific & Technical Awards Saturday night with a new venue, a revamped format and an outside producer overseeing the evening for the…
"Hotel Adlon," ZDF's lavish historical miniseries that traces the history of Berlin's most famous palatial hotel over the last century, has become a resounding success for the pubcaster.
Because Rupert Murdoch is known for making bold moves, subtler ones like a modest investment in Roku announced Thursday are easy to ignore -- yet prove just as significant.
Not afraid of a crowded Christmastime marketplace, Disney has bumped up its 3D treatment of "Monsters, Inc." to Dec. 19 from an originally slated Jan. 18, 2013, release date.