In London's year of record tuner openings, Tony winner "Monty Python's Spamalot" topped the nominees list for the 2007 Laurence Olivier Awards with seven mentions, including best musical.
"Dr. Plonk," the latest pic from "Ten Canoes" director Rolf de Heer, will preem as the closer at the Adelaide Film Festival.
The Motion Picture Assn. believes multimedia site Xunlei Networking Technologies, one of Google's partners in China, is distributing pirated movies. Org has urged the Netco to pressure its new…
Twentieth Century Fox Intl. has promoted Eduardo Echeverria to exec VP of Latin America. Fox Intl. co-presidents Paul Hanneman and Tomas Jegeus made the announcement Wednesday, and Hanneman noted Fox…
"Smokin' Aces" blows some cool smoke rings until it makes the very un-cool mistake of overstaying its welcome. Style and attitude, pegged to a baroque plot concerning an FBI plan to snare a key mob…
The Writers Guild of America East has tapped Joan Didion to receive its Evelyn F. Burkey Award. The kudo, aimed at recognition of contributions that have brought honor and dignity to writers, will be…
Stephen Colbert and Blake Edwards will be honored at the 13th annual U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, running Feb. 28-March 4 in Aspen, Colo.
The American Society of Cinematographers has tapped lensers of "CSI: Miami," "CSI," "House," "Smallville" and "Day Break" as finalists for its episodic TV award in noms announced Wednesday.
A crime that shocked a nation becomes the touchstone for a social campaigner's test of his Christian beliefs in "Longford," another powerful exercise in dramatized "reimagining" by "The Queen" scribe…
Gnarls Barkley, Lily Allen and Muse scored three noms each at this years BRIT Awards, the annual pop music kudos for the U.K. Gnarls Barkley nabbed nominations for international group, album for "St…
Martin Scorsese's "The Departed" won the top prize at the St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Assn. Awards, which also named the helmer as best director.