The long-simmering battle between studios and video-rental retailers -- particularly Blockbuster -- is escalating into all-out war. And the result may revolutionize the way studios price their videos…
DreamWorks' megahit "Shrek" contains a lot of nose-thumbing at rival Disney's animated heritage. And the pic's DVD release may add even more fuel to the companies' long-standing toon tiff.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Margaret Herrick Library is specifically looking for material from Asia.
One of Korea's favorite historical tales will provide the grist for an upcoming U.S.-Korea film co-production. "Last Empress" is based on the life of Korea's last queen, Ja-young Min, who led a fight…
With negotiators busy trying to hammer out a peace accord to the five-month Macedonian conflict, and the nation's citizens hoping for a return to normalcy, the country's film biz is also looking to…
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission member Ross Jones figures to draw the biggest crowd at at this week's Australian Intl. Movie Convention.
The rains poured down, but the movies bloomed at the 54th Locarno Intl. Film Festival, which under new director Irene Bignardi showed every sign of renewal after several years in the doldrums.
It's quiet out there. Too quiet. Film production in the U.K. has come close to a standstill in the past few weeks, as a succession of international pics have stalled in the midst of pre-production.
Elizabeth Gabler boosted her stock in executive circles by shepherding Twentieth Century Fox "Cast Away," which grossed more than $400 million worldwide.
"Debra (Winger) behaved very well," says Janet Maslin passionately, countering published suggestions that she did otherwise ( Daily Variety, Monday, Aug. 13). "She was not the problem."
The 74th annual Academy Awards rules are being mailed this week to the approximately 5,750 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.