With the 66th presentation of the Academy Awards about to unfold, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences feted nominated filmmakers from the short film and foreign-language categories at two…
Only a fool or a master should dare to do a play like "Peer Gynt." With its nearly forty scenes in five acts, and sequences demanding horses racing across deserts, a rescue at sea and a journey which…
The scene at the recent opening of the Arabic lingo film "El Erhabi" (The Terrorist) may have been a nightmare for security police, but it was a film producer's dream come true. For a change, the old…
If performers lined up for the Oscars are any indication, music and film are a match made in heaven. Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young will be doing honors on "Philadelphia," and Dolly Parton and…
"The Stars Fell on Henrietta," produced by Clint Eastwood's Malpaso Co. for Warner Bros. release, began lensing Monday in Abilene, Texas.
Entertainment industry execs met with President Clinton and Vice President Gore on Thursday to unveil a series of anti-violence ads that will be launched on broadcast and cable TV and in movie…
The toon trio that stars in TV's "Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs" will make it to the bigscreen in a short that will precede Warner Bros.'
Director Peter Segal was omitted from credits for “Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult.” * * * United Talent Agency rep John Lesher’s named was misspelled in a story Wednesday about the production of…
Despite all the recent rhetoric about keeping filming in Los Angeles, local filming costs continue to be prohibitive, an entertainment exec charged Thursday.
Oscar odds-making, illegal in the U.S. but thriving at Ladbrokes in London, has Holly Hunter, Tom Hanks and "Schindler's List" clobbering rivals for best actress, actor and picture.
Morgan Creek Prods. has paid six figures to buy an action-adventure screenplay by "Heartbreak Ridge" and "No Mercy" scribe Jim Carabatsos. The script, called "Cairo," is about a New York cop out to…