The B.O. depression over much of Europe persisted last week despite "Meet Joe Black's" spirited debut in Germany (although it had less heft in the U.K.), "I Still Know What You Did Last Summer's"…
For the 14th time, Bill Conti will be musical director of the Academy Awards. Conti received an Oscar in 1983 for the original score of "The Right Stuff."
As expected, Fernando Trueba's "The Girl of Your Dreams" emerged as top pic at the 1999 Spanish Academy Awards, which took place Jan. 23.
Aussie helmer Jamie Blanks, who made his feature debut at the helm of Sony/Phoenix Pictures' "Urban Legends," has signed to direct MGM's teen comedy "Munchies."
The portends of soft January were in evidence as Paramount's high school football romp "Varsity Blues" continued to lead the marketplace and the sole newcomer, Columbia's "Gloria" with Sharon Stone…
A key indicator of entertainment industry activity -- location shooting in Los Angeles County -- continued to drop in the final months of last year, leading to a reduction of 4.2% between 1997 and…
FROM SUNDANCE FESTIVALRobert Redford hates the word "buzz." It's the term the Sundance topper hears most often before the Sundance Film Festival, and he especially hates it when applied to films…
Jim Carrey, who carried away a Globe for his work in "Truman," said the award is "opening up another arena for me," from comedy and across the spectrum into drama.
FROM SUNDANCE FESTIVALAfter a sluggish first few days, the 1999 Sundance Film Festival went into overdrive Sunday night, with the full complement of pricey acquisitions auctions, distributor…
Steve Zahn ("Out of Sight") and Josh Hamilton ("House of Yes") will star in "Freak Talks About Sex" for Latent Image, a new foreign sales and production company.
The look of the Academy Awards will be created for the 12th time by production designer Roy Christopher.