Hollywood director and screenwriter John F. Milius experienced a real-life plot twist when longtime accountant and business manager Charles Riedy Jr. was arrested Monday on charges of embezzling $3…
The Mouse House has become the first film distrib to pass the $3 billion mark in annual worldwide box office. Disney has rung up $3.08 billion in global B.O., including $1.48 billion in domestic…
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The 76th Academy Awards are taking shape. Louis Horvitz has been tapped to direct the Oscarcast, which will be his eighth.
In a buoyantly entertaining example of everything old made new again, 81-year-old helmer Alain Resnais has taken a popular 1925 Parisian-style operetta and filmed it in a studio. As perversely daring…
If the indies vs. MPAA case were a movie, reviewers might have said Wednesday's session suffered from poor pacing, fuzzy exposition, overlength, a heavy walkout rate at intermission and lack of a…
Media fund VIP will bankroll Keira Knightley-Adrien Brody starrer "The Jacket" as well as Joel Zwick's "Family of the Year."
The National Board of Review has planted the first flag in what's expected to be a contentious awards season with a high studio presence, choosing the Warner Bros. Pictures/Village Roadshow…
Ireland's industryites breathed a sigh of relief Wednesday after Finance Minister Charlie McGreevy extended the nation's film incentive program until 2008.
Mel Gibson has decided that Vatican prelates and Catholic theologians hoping for a sneak preview of "The Passion of Christ" must wait.
Fox Searchlight's "In America" topped nominations for the 2004 IFP Independent Spirit Awards with six, followed by five each for HBO Films/Fine Line Features' "American Splendor" and the Samuel…