Billie Dove, a stunning Ziegfeld showgirl who became a leading lady of the silent era, died Dec. 31 of pneumonia at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital in Woodland Hills. She was 96.
More than 1,000 performances by film and TV actors are eligible for 1997 Screen Actors Guild awards, the union announced.
Pete Comandini, an expert in film restoration and preservation who worked on such movies as "Fantasia" and "Gone With the Wind," died of heart failure on Dec. 16 at Providence St. Joseph's…
The Film Information Council has awarded its November award for excellence in film marketing to the Brit hit "Bean," starring comic Rowan Atkinson, who was largely unknown in the U.S. prior to the…
Completing a rare sweep of the country's three most prestigious critics groups, "L.A. Confidential" dominated the voting of the National Society of Film Critics, snaring the awards for best picture…
Paramount and 20th Century Fox's "Titanic" once again proved unsinkable over the three-day post-New Year's weekend, slowing just 9% to a phenomenal $32.2 million. After only 17 days at sea, the…
It was a year with a Sony disposition and a "Titanic" appetite. The log for 1997 set new records as box office climbed to $6.24 billion domestically and admissions hit a three-decade peak of 1.31…
Under Sony Pictures Entertainment president and chief operating officer John Calley, Sony's 1997 annum, to paraphrase its latest release, was as good as it ever gets in Hollywood.
Walt Disney Co. chairman Michael Eisner promised shareholders Monday that the slump in ABC's primetime ratings was only temporary, while at the same time downplaying the broader significance of the…
U.S. majors collectively are certain to finish 1997 with record grosses outside the U.S., as an unprecedented 21 titles have earned more than $100 million each overseas.
Paramount and 20th Century Fox's "Titanic" steamed past $100 million in domestic ticket sales Tuesday, after just 12 days in release.