An exhibition upturn has boosted the long-languishing stock prices of Village Roadshow and Amalgamated Holdings (parent of the Greater Union loop), but some shareholders aren't happy.
Just how far will studios go to win the top spot in the DVD sales charts? How about turning to fruit? Universal Home Video plastered 100 million navel oranges at grocery stores across the country…
The new topper of Babelsburg is bringing a Rolodex stuffed with top Hollywood and German biz names to the Berlin studios.
Sydney Pollack, who has tapped the Oz talent pool pretty extensively of late, was a little drained himself during a recent trip Down Under that saw him speak at three industry confabs and tackle more…
Studios are always looking for sequels and franchises. And, with fiscal problems often knocking at the door, they encourage big-budget co-productions.
Not since the 1960s, when singers like Elvis, Frankie Avalon, Fabian and Johnny Cash crooned their way onto movie screens, have studios produced as many star vehicles to showcase the hip-shimmying…
Local filmmakers have discovered the antiheroine --they're showcasing female stereotype-breaking characters -- while women directors are increasingly are getting more work. And audiences -…
It opened in 1990 on the same day as "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," Nov. 16. It had the same director as "Potter" (Chris Columbus), the same composer (John Williams) and likewise starred a…
The Producers Guild of America will induct films "The Manchurian Candidate" and "Network" and TV series "Maude" and "Happy Days" into its hall of fame.
Philip Cohen has been promoted to senior VP of music business affairs for Universal Pictures.
Six top film editors will participate in a series of afternoon programs at Gotham's American Museum of the Moving Image beginning Saturday and running through Dec. 16.