Jerry Moon will serve as traffic and security chief for the 66th Academy Awards for the 23rd consecutive year. Moon began his Oscar show association with the 44th awards in 1972 while still chief of…
Metrodome, producer of the low-budget British films "Leon the Pig Farmer" and "Beyond Bedlam," has joined forces with the Lifetime Group to form a new filmmaking venture, Metrotime.
Eastman Kodak Co. unveiled its new high-speed, high-resolution color film stock Thursday at both ShowBiz Expo East and in Los Angeles.
Call this one "The Nightmare After Christmas." Obnoxious, snide and pointless , this ill-fated spoof carries the bonus of being as crude and gamy as the hold of an old fishing barge. Still, that…
In a case that may have national ramifications for distrib and exhib webs, an Arizona film carrier has sued Buena Vista for allegedly making exhibitors in Nevada and Arizona breach their contracts…
Miramax Films has launched a bid to expand into the upscale horror film genre , inking a deal that paves the way for it to produce an updated version of director Robert Wise's "The Haunting," company…
Bill Pullman, who has worked mainly in the supporting thesp ranks in pix like "Malice," is in final negotiations to make his leading-man leap in the big-budget Amblin/Universal pic "Casper," sources…
HIGH POINTS: With its year-end domestic B.O. tally putting it ahead of the studio pack, Warner Bros.’ year as market-share leader was bolstered by a beleaguered doctor and a killer whale with an…
The final round of nomination ballots for the 66th Academy Awards are to be sent to Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences members Friday.
HIGH POINTS: The studio scored big with two of its star-driven pix, “The Firm” and “Indecent Proposal”– both breaking the domestic $ 100 million threshold — after just one such performer in ’92…
Saul Bass has designed the poster for the 66th Academy Awards. It is the third Oscars poster for Bass, who won an Academy Award himself for docu short "Why Man Creates" in 1968.
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