“Every day is A.C. Lyles Day,” asserted Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge to a well-attended 95th birthday lunch Friday for the Paramount exec at Musso and Frank’s in Hollywood. LaBonge, who…
Europe's Studiocanal is joining forces with Disney Nordic to roll out the bigscreen adaptation of Jonas Jonasson's bestseller "The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared."
Less a road movie than a trying-to-get-on-the-road movie, "Alcan Highway" is a rustic, picaresque adventure about a rootless 44-year-old Finn in Alaska, trying to drive to Vancouver in his dream…
The end of Oscar season is both an upper and a downer. As tiresome as the rituals of self-congratulation may be, the events nonetheless create a sense of community among artists and executives. For a…
Like David Letterman, Jon Stewart and Chris Rock -- all recruited to add to the Oscars' hipness quotient -- Seth MacFarlane has relatively little to gain in trying to solve the telecast's age-old…
When producer David Foster wanted to blend Rod Stewart's vocals with those of the late Ella Fitzgerald on the classic "What are you doing New Year's Eve?" he relied on a sort of secret sauce to get…
Power stylists and their glam squads are upping the fashion ante for what promises to be the most luxurious, elegant red carpet ever.
Delightfully rambling and unexpectedly moving, Daniel Raim's fly-on-the-wall portrait of legendary production designer Robert Boyle and his illustrious friends stands as a bittersweet love letter to…
The Back Lot: I once worked for a studio that pursued some exotic deal-making initiatives. Its CEO, for example, routinely picked up worldwide distribution rights to films that had two budgets, one…