Nothing's too big for Imax: It plans to build a new projector capable of showing pics on 80-foot-wide screens for the world's largest high-quality digital image. DLP cinema projectors are "super…
The Ken Mason Inter-Society Award is only the latest honor bestowed upon exhib vet Bud Stone. Stone, who has spent over 50 years in the industry, recently retired as the president of DeLuxe Labs.
In drama, as in life, the greatest love stories don't work out. Romeo and Juliet do themselves in. Tristran and Isolde can't get it together. It's no coincidence that we leave Audrey Hepburn and…
Thesps Angela Bassett and Benicio Del Toro have been tapped honorary co-chairs for the 16th annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards, to be held March 24 in Santa Monica.
A look back at Oscar’s 73-year-old relationship with romantic films. (Please note that dates refer to the years pictures were released, not the years they were honored). 1927: Though it’s primarily…
David Friendly and Marc Turtletaub's Deep River Prods. has ponied up low six figures for tyro Kyle Long's spec script "The Million Dollar Fan."
Although the Oscar statuette is male in name and form, his minimal anatomical details allow him to stay hip and iconographically correct in a more sexually amorphous world.
Folks in France, Belgium and Hong Kong feasted richly on "Hannibal" last weekend while an absence of fresh helpings meant slim pickings in many other countries. At the arty end of the market…
Oscar-winning love songs take many forms: They can burst from the lips of animated characters ("Beauty and the Beast"), be a musical caress (Barbra Streisand doing "Evergreen" and "The Way We Were")…
Arlene Sanford ("A Very Brady Sequel") is negotiating to direct the Walt Disney Co.'s "Frank McKluskey, C.I.," the comedy penned by Mouse House uber scribe Mark Perez.
In the last decade's Academy Award-winning best pictures with at least some romantic element, the Sioux are decimated and disenfranchised, a seafood tycoon loses the love of his life, a limbless and…