The Directors Guild of America will mail out feature film nomination ballots today to its 12,000 members with a Jan. 19 deadline for return. Nominations for the five finalists will be announced Jan…
The critics have spoken, and what have they said? Late-year entries looking for critical acclaim and Oscar momentum largely have been disappointed.
Mark Ruffalo, fresh from scoring critical plaudits for "You Can Count On Me," has signed as one of the leads with Robert Redford in DreamWorks' "The Castle." The film, to be produced by Robert…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
Less than a month after tying the knot with Universal, Canal Plus Group has shown the first sign that it may be preparing to forsake all others in Hollywood. The French daily Le Monde on Monday…
Stealing a march by a few weeks on Hong Kong's big end-of-year actioners ("Gen-Y Cops" and "China Strike Force"), "Skyline Cruisers" sails in as a star-laden Golden Harvest item that, like the…
Screenwriter Julius Epstein, who co-wrote the screenplay for "Casablanca," died Saturday at age 91. A highly visible and well-respected figure in the Hollywood writing community, Epstein died at…
Andrew Form and Matthew Resnik, via their Formatt Films banner, have inked an output deal with Avi Lerner's Millennium Films.
Neither snow nor New Year's hangovers could keep 20th Century Fox's "Cast Away" from floating to a champagne-poppin' four-day box office of $41.5 million.
In 1960, Chill Wills paid for a series of ads to rally votes for his supporting performance in "The Alamo." One ad read: "We of the 'Alamo' cast are praying -- harder than the real Texans prayed for…
Hollywood Report Card
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History