Federal Communications Commission topper Michael Powell wowed telecom lawyers -- and even reporters -- last week with a spoof of the Christmas perennial "It's a Wonderful Life."
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The special edition of "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" and a sequel to "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" dominate this year's DVD Premiere Awards nominees. "Rings" drew six mentions…
Fox Home Entertainment is planning an aggressive rollout of TV-on-DVD releases for the first half of 2003, setting launch dates for first season collections of five primetime skeins.
Hollywood's majors have decided it's time to put the CleanFlicks genie back in the bottle. The studios have filed copyright and trademark infringement claims against CleanFlicks and 14 other…
Gordon Paddison taps into the audience for "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" with the precision of a diamond cutter.
New Line Cinema guards its prints for "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" with a ferocity usually reserved for Harry Winston and Tom Cruise.
Former Dolby Laboratories and Sony SDDS exec Bill Mead has launched his own shingle: a pathfinder for companies that want to sell digital cinema services abroad, particularly in Asia.
A couple of years ago, magazine publishers Ziff Davis and Future Network looked like they were destined to hit the showers. Now they've got game.
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Hollywood studios are expected to back the Directors Guild of America in a legal move today against companies and stores that rent and sell sanitized versions of films.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History