The Oscars look different from Europe. I'm not surprised, just a little mesmerized by the depths of ambivalence toward something, that for Americans at least, is so simple: Awards good, losing bad.
Dimension Films has optioned the script to the 1964 "Outer Limits" episode "Demon With a Glass Hand" from author Harlan Ellison, who will adapt the screenplay. David Twohy ("Pitch Black") is set to…
The late Irwin Kostal, two-time Oscar winner for Best Score, once exploded at an Academy meeting, "The Oscars and the Golden Globes are NOT the Grammys! Who cares if a film song is a hit. All I want…
The selection committee for USC's 13th annual Scripter Award, honoring excellence in adaptation from book to film, has named the five nominees.
Nothing thrills Al Pacino like acting on stage. Performing in front of an audience gives him a pleasure so powerful, so visceral, that to describe it he returns over and over again to a quote from…
"Al doesn't know how to fake anything, so you're going to get a reality that's going to come from the deepest part of his being. If it doesn't involve all of him, he doesn't know what to do with it…
Can it be true that TV's Golden Girl, the Emmy, has stolen some of the Golden Globes' luster? Some pundits believe that this may be one of those rare years when the Emmys may actually lead the…
"Save the Last Dance" from MTV Films/Paramount waltzed its way into the hearts of femme teens and also the record books, grossing $27.2 million over a Martin Luther King holiday weekend that…
Netcaster Hypnotic.com and Universal Pictures have tapped the five finalists to compete for a $1 million production deal as part of the Hypnotic Million Dollar Film Festival.
The foreign B.O. surged to new heights last weekend as the top three money-spinners, "Cast Away," "Unbreakable" and "Meet the Parents," banked nearly $35 million. Tom Hanks' survivor saga unearthed a…
Robert Redford's Wildwood Enterprises is moving forward with "The Motorcycle Diaries," the Che Guevara memoir, with Walter Salles ("Central Station") attached to direct.