The largest pirate video lab to be found in New York State was shut down by law enforcement authorities Tuesday. They seized approximately 4,000 unauthorized copies of many of the major studios' top…
Beth Kennedy, the film liaison under former L.A. mayor Tom Bradley, has gotten a final farewell from the city, some nine months after she was let go when Richard Riordan moved in as mayor. The city…
Laura Cook has been upped to senior veepee of legal affairs for 20th Century Fox, and of business and legal affairs for FoxVideo. She moves into that position from being vice president of legal…
David Lazer has been named vice chairman, emeritus, of Jim Henson Prods.
The second-highest-rated Academy Awards telecast in 11 years presented ABC with its strongest primetime Nielsen score since Oscar week 1993 and its widest margin of victory in more than three years.
Aki Kaurismaki's "Total Balalaika Show" is the most incongruous -- and inspired -- crosscultural pairing since Nureyev danced with Miss Piggy. Hourlong concert docu could have auds convulsing with…
A hip, offbeat horror item floating on a bed of dark philosophy, "Dellamorte Dellamore" is a deceptively easy genre picture with hidden depths. Based on a famous Italian comic strip, film toplines…
Disney's "D2: The Mighty Ducks" had quite a slap shot, arriving on the scene to lead the marketplace with $ 10,356,748 in its opening weekend. The pond either got deeper or was more shallow than…
After months of negotiations, Tom Pollock has signed on for five more years as executive VP of MCA Inc. and chairman of the company's motion picture division.
Twentieth Century Fox's new family film division has purchased the spec script "Whiz Kid," with "North" star Elijah Wood attached to play a 13-year-old who accidentally becomes a genius. Eyed for a…
Tom Sherak has been upped to the newly created position of senior executive vice president at 20th Century Fox, making him the third highest-ranking exec at the studio.