Paramount Communications Inc. is being targeted by one of its institutional shareholders to protest the hefty compensation package of chairman Martin S. Davis.
The Samuel Goldwyn Co. has acquired domestic and Mexican rights to Ang Lee's romantic comedy "The Wedding Banquet," which tied for the top prize at the just concluded Berlin Intl.
What the heck is a Slant Focus Lens? Who is RenderMan? And why are they being honored by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences this year?
Valerie Golino, James Earl Jones, Kevin Pollak and Michael Gambon have joined Dana Carvey in MGM's "Clean Slate."
The Scientific & Technical Awards. Boring! Every year when the winners in these categories are announced on the Oscarcast, it's about as exciting as a seventh-inning stretch. Viewers run for the…
Start-up distributor Arrow Releasing has acquired all U.S. rights to the Danish feature "Sofie," which will open in New York this spring.
Producers Richard Zanuck and David Brown were double winners at Wednesday night's Producers Guild of America Golden Laurel awards, taking a lifetime achievement award and seeing their film "Jaws"…
Sony Pictures has scored a coup by wooing two top sound mixers from Skywalker Sound.
Elijah Wood is set as the lead in Castle Rock Entertainment's production "North," a comedy abouta young boy on a search for new parents, to be directed by Rob Reiner. Production on the Columbia…
Chicago film critics yesterday named "Malcolm X" best picture of the year and its star, Denzel Washington, best actor.
"Great business"..."four or five really good pictures"..."better, more interesting than usual"..."ridiculous prices."