If Oscar honors were based purely on quality of work and logic, there would be no Oscar pools, handicapping, heated cocktail talk and curmudgeonly complaining about no-shows and couldabeens.
"L.A. Confidential" and its director Curtis Hanson were named favorites of the New York Film Critics Circle, adding to their momentum in the Oscar derby.
The Intl. Press Academy, a splinter group from the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., announced Monday the nominees for its Golden Satellite Awards, the second annual edition of the new plaudits.
Miramax/Dimension's horror sequel "Scream 2" stalked off with an estimated $39.2 million over the weekend, slashing box office records and shocking even the most wildly optimistic industry…
Sid Ganis has been named to chair the Governors Ball of the 70th Academy Awards. It's his third consecutive year hosting the post-show bash.
Ada Byron King, the daughter of Lord Byron, wrote what essentially became the first handbook on computers more than a century ago. "Conceiving Ada" pays homage to this largely neglected historical…
Principal photography recently wrapped on "Sound Man," an indie comedy marking the feature debut of writer-director Seven Ho.
Fine Line's "Deconstructing Harry," Woody Allen's latest film, destroyed the competition at the exclusive box office in its opening weekend.
Glib cynicism isn't a tremendously appealing quality, but in "Wag the Dog" it at least has the benefit of comic precision and polished handling.
Ron Eldard has inked to star opposite Russell Crowe in the untitled David Kelley hockey-themed project formerly called "The Game" at Walt Disney Pictures, sources said Friday.
Daniel Lapaine ("Muriel's Wedding") has joined Claire Danes, Kate Beckinsale and Bill Pullman in "Brokedown Palace," which Jonathan Kaplan is helming for Fox 2000.