The showbiz lobby and a number of lawmakers on Wednesday singled out Google and other search engines for being a gateway to pirated online content, unveiling a study that showed the “critical role”…
Fanboys welcome (*slash wanted): Fandango, one of the leading online ticketing sites, is attempting to increase its profile among fanboys by hosting its first on-site space at Comic-Con this week…
SYDNEY Australian media, in the aftermath of the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in December, spent much time lauding former Aussie prime minister John Howard for his crackdown on…
Vancouver Mayor pushes tax incentive for tentpoles
Economic hard times have seen a collapse in public funding for film in recent years, with the national cinema fund slashed from about $14 million five years ago to between $8 million and $9 million…
Only in France could wine be the center of a hot political debate.
Twenty-four companies and orgs repping Japanese copyrights holders, including the Motion Picture Producers Assn. of Japan (Eiren), Thursday urged YouTube Japan to weed out rights violators.
Scripter Kenneth Lonergan is making his mark simultaneously on stage (Pulitzer Prize runner-up for "Waverly Gallery") and screen (Oscar noms for "You Can Count on Me," "Gangs of New York"). His…
Kenneth Lonergan hit the New York scene full force in 1996 with his play "This Is Our Youth," and the Hollywood scene by writing and directing the film "You Can Count on Me." His star continues to…
A disappointing production smudges some of the appeal of "Lobby Hero," a typically mournful new comedy from Kenneth Lonergan. The imperfect pitch of director Mark Brokaw's cast is particularly…