There are stars and then there are stars. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences welcomed 108 nominees at its 21st annual luncheon Monday at the BevHilton, and each garnered hefty applause as…
Director Peter Jackson had already spent five years working on "The Lord of the Rings" when he asked composer Howard Shore to write the music -- and commit the next three years of his own career to…
Reclusive financier Philip Anschutz, who's previously granted only glimpses of a plan to collect disparate exhibition assets under a single corporate umbrella, on Monday unveiled his end game -- a…
Mel Gibson will make his seventh appearance as a presenter at the 74th annual Academy Awards.
Hugh Jackman, Alan Rickman, Michael Gambon and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio will star in the short film "Standing Room Only."
The Japanese B.O. was super-charged by animated monsters and digitally enhanced Hobbits last weekend while biz in Europe generally sagged and "A Beautiful Mind" took handsome sums in Australia…
Three "Pleasantville" crew members have asked the federal government to investigate the risks of sleep deprivation within the film biz.
Paramount will harvest an unprecedented bumper crop of publicity for its Nickelodeon-produced "Clockstoppers" theatrical movie when 13 cable networks -- including MTV, Nickelodeon and VH1…
John Reid and Rod Puskar, two of Australia's best known buyers of U.S. films, are dissolving their business partnership after 20 years to set up their own banners.
Canuck curling comedy "Men With Brooms" has swept its way into the record books with the best opening weekend for an English-Canadian film.
British thesp Colin Firth ("Bridget Jones' Diary") will be in Los Angeles on Wednesday for a screening of his "Donovan Quick," a quirky, modern retelling of the Don Quixote story, presented by BBC…