Trying to protect its family-friendly image, The Walt Disney Co., on Friday, recalled 3.4 million copies of the restored video release of its 1977 animated feature "The Rescuers," after the company…
SPECIAL REPORTIt was a year of transition for October Films as the specialized film distributor struggled to define its relationship with Universal Pictures, which acquired a majority interest in…
SPECIAL REPORTCould Universal's year have been any worse? The studio was trounced at the box office, experienced internal turmoil with executive firings and watched as its market share rank plummeted…
Despite continued harsh weather throughout much of the Northeast and Midwest, moviegoers braved the elements to make Disney and Paramount's "A Civil Action" the nation's No. 1 pic, with a…
"Titanic's" combined worldwide box office, estimated retail video and soundtrack sales, and the sale of U.S. broadcast rights to NBC amount to more than $3.2 billion.
The Starship Enterprise beamed up excellent foreign debuts as UIP's "Star Trek: Insurrection" set new B.O. records for the galactic franchise by boldly entering Germany, the U.K. and Australia.
Producer-financiers Jay Firestone and Peter Hoffman have formed Chaross Films to sweep up defaulting independent pictures. The venture highlights the move to consolidate overseas business.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that seven films are being considered for the sound effects editing Oscar.
Thesp Geena Davis has been tapped to host ABC's first-ever Academy Awards preshow.
The long and the short of it is that, beginning in 1999, there's only going to be one Oscar for documentary. The categories of documentary feature and docu short film will be combined.
Think of "Porky's" with pigskins and you've got "Varsity Blues," an unappetizing mix of raucously vulgar comedy and teen-angst melodrama. Paramount may attract teenage ticket buyers and score an OK…