MPAA topper Chris Dodd is pushing hard for Hollywood and Silicon Valley to combine efforts to protect content and fight piracy.
Attending his first conventions as MPAA chairman this summer, Chris Dodd has a markedly different perspective from four years ago, when he was still a senator and a 2008 presidential contender.
MPAA chairman dismisses concerns of threat to Web
The choice of former Sen. Christopher Dodd as the next chief of the Motion Picture Assn. of America is a bet that the future of Hollywood's lobbying organization is best set by a figure of star…
As gooey and lacking in protein as a holiday bonbon.
An intensely acted, minutely observed attempt to convey the arc of a romantic involvement.
The MPAA is sending out a smoke signal, but there is a big butt to their message. The Motion Picture Assn. of America announced Thursday that smoking in a film will be a factor in future movie…
In the past three months, MPAA chairman-CEO Dan Glickman has been working to fine-tune the movie-ratings system. But this week at ShoWest, he will face his biggest hurdle yet: trying to make NC-17…
Looking to reform and demystify the ratings system, the MPAA and National Assn. of Theater Owners are planning a series of changes, including a new admonishment to parents that certain R-rated movies…
"This Film Is Not Yet Rated" constitutes a ballsy expose of the notoriously secretive methods of the Motion Picture Assn. of America's ratings board; the guerrilla enterprise takes, and provokes…