Unlike the Oscar and its Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, which has 5,000-plus voting members, the non-profit HFPA's active voting journalists number only 86. They reside in the U.S. but…
Universal's "Scent of a Woman" caught a whiff of Oscar glory Saturday at the 50th Golden Globes, taking three prizes including best drama and best actor for Al Pacino, while ABC's "Roseanne" and…
The success that has been achieved by the Sundance Film Festival has been the main topic on most people's lips here, including those of Sundance topper Robert Redford, who maintained that he is…
Hollywood's growing interest in timely projects dealing with such critical issues as AIDS and the environment intensified last week when 20th Century Fox acquired for producer Lynda Obst the highly…
Italian films are not going into production. The industry, producers assert, is bloccato--blocked--by bureaucratic bungling.
The good times kept rolling at cinemas across Europe last week as "Bram Stoker's Dracula" and "A Few Good Men" chalked up impressive starts, and "The Bodyguard" showed remarkable tenacity.
Oscar-winning lyricist Alan Bergman has been appointed chairman of the 65th annual Academy Awards Governors Ball Committee. This will be Bergman's second time as chair of the Ball, to be held at the…
With an estimated $ 7.2 million for the weekend, "Aladdin" clung tenaciously to the top slot at the nation's box office--again flexing its blockbuster muscle--followed by "A Few Good Men" ($ 6.1…
Mel Gibson has been chosen to receive NATO/ShoWest's Male Star of the Year award, during the March 11 final-night awards banquet at Bally's Hotel & Casino.
Warner Bros. has purchased outright William Mosley-Payne's spec script "A Stone Cold War" for studio-based producers George Jackson and Doug McHenry.
Music publishers for composer Igor Stravinsky filed suit yesterday in N.Y. Federal Court against the Walt Disney Co., over the inclusion of Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring" in videocassette copies…