The pendulum, it seems, has swung back. After weathering several lean years, when the double whammy of a soft economy and a Down Under talent drain took its toll, Hollywood's effects houses are up…
Indie producers were urged to stop seeking conventional all-rights deals with U.S. distribs Sunday as the Screen Producers Assn. of Australia confab opened.
Fans can breathe a sigh of relief. After brooding over the fact that life is unfair (Why are "The Anna Nicole Show" and "Gilligan's Island" available on DVD, but "SCTV" is not?), they can relax in…
A quirky, low-budget, genre-bending hit on the festival circuit, adapted from a short story by country-noir author Joe R. Lansdale, "Bubba Ho-tep" had a fleeting theatrical run last year. But this…
Since the collapse of its talks with Disney in January, computer animation powerhouse Pixar has uttered barely a peep about which studio will become its next partner starting in 2006.
Aussies collectively are the most voracious moviegoers and consumers of DVDs than any nation outside the U.S., according to a survey that will be released Aug. 11 at the Australian Movie Intl…
The 1964 classic "Zorba the Greek" is finally debuting on DVD, in a newly restored print that highlights Walter Lassally's beautiful B&W photography -- reason enough to go into a Greek dance. Even…
More than 40 state attorneys general have a message for peer-to-peer file-sharing nets: Start cracking down on the trading of child porn and stolen movies and music on the sites or face the long hand…
"Mary Poppins" is coming back to DVD in a two-disc 40th-anniversary edition from Buena Vista Home Entertainment. Among the hours of bonus footage on the Dec. 14 release is the first reunion of Dick…
The much-anticipated "Seinfeld" DVD will be introduced by Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment on Nov. 23 in two four-disc volumes packed with a collective 24 hours of bonus material.
Animation powerhouse Pixar had no news on the studio partnership front as it reported another boffo quarter's earnings thanks to stronger-than-expected sales of "Finding Nemo" on homevideo.