Facts behind the stranger-than-fiction history of Irish lass-turned-Australian Outback wonder woman Daisy Bates are much more compelling than scripter Lynne Kaufman's overly simplified survey of…
Jack Valenti's final state-of-the-industry address came laden with mounting dollar signs.Production expenditures by Hollywood majors rose 9% to an average $63.8 million last year, and the studios…
For years, studio execs and politicos alike joked that Jack Valenti, Hollywood's legendary leading man in Washington for nearly four decades, would never head off into the sunset.
Producer John Davis favors popular entertainment, toplined by household names, often featuring special f/x and marketable across multiple generations.
The key to making Marvel's superheroes and stories work as movies, says the comicbook empire's topper Avi Arad, 56, is to believe in them. That might sound simple enough, but it requires a special…
ShoWest 2004's animation director of the year Andrew Stanton, whose enormously successful "Finding Nemo" just won him an Oscar, tries to remind people that a hard drive isn't the source of a Pixar…
Although he's on the sidelines these days, veteran exhib T. G. "Teddy" Solomon has never been more upbeat about the cinema biz.
For 15 years, NATO VP and exec director MaryAnn Grasso Anderson has been a booster for the Inter-Society for the Enhancement of Cinema Presentation and a fixture at the org's meetings.
A reporter's worst fear when conducting an interview is to lose complete control of one's subject. But when that subject is Jack Black, even if he's laughing at you, you're usually laughing too.
Americans are famous for their penchant for all things bigger and better. So why is it that luxury cinemas are staples overseas but have made little headway Stateside? Only a dozen U.S. theaters…