In Italy, where economic woes are shaking up the film industry, a new generation of players with a bigger global vision is surfacing, epitomized by Ginevra Elkann.
Lord knows magazines need to creatively exploit new revenue streams, but why viewers need an Esquire network remains a mystery. Having finally settled on a Comcast channel to displace (Style, we…
A sold-out crowd filled the Warner Grand Theater in San Pedro, Calif., earlier this summer to celebrate the 35th anniversary of specialty record label Varese Sarabande. Among the parade of film music…
There are riches to be found in niches. Just ask some of today's top cable networks, which have zeroed in on underserved audiences with great success. As the broadcast networks continue to lose…
With Disney/Marvel's Iron Man clanking to a cool billion worldwide and Paramount's Star Trek Into Darkness on a similar course, one thing has been notably absent: Complaints about 3D conversion.
Pixel by pixel, pic by pic, John Knoll is approaching living-legend status.
With big media congloms absent from YouTube's lineup of 53 Internet pay channels, children's programming could be the sole category in the bunch that has any chance of ringing the cash register. For…
Mounting a fresh challenge to cable and satellite TV operators around the world, Google's YouTube this week will launch several dozen special-interest subscription-video channels in 10 countries…
Warner Bros. has fashioned its own Netflix-style Internet streaming service for hard-to-find pics and TV shows, betting a small but rabid fan base will pay for the eclectic mix of cult classics…
Tom Stoppard earned his place in modern drama's pantheon by testing the limits of theatrical trickery ("Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead") and engaging with the modern world's densest political…