Oscar buzz is nothing new for Ben Burtt. Burtt won his first Oscar in 1978 for his work on the original "Star Wars" -- he created the creature and droid voices -- and his second in 1981 for "Raiders…
Contrary to claims made by some pundits back in the downturn of 2001, the homevid business isn't necessarily recession-proof. But with numerous estimates for 2008 revenues down only 3%-6% from the…
In what's shaping up to be a busy month for scripted cable premieres, the new cycle of ABC Family's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" got off to an impressive start Monday. Last summer's…
To hear Ron Bochar tell it, sound designers, supervising sound editors and re-recording mixers need the same attitude as umpires at a baseball game.
Writer-director Woody Allen and three expert actors turn the premise for many a softcore porno into the year's smartest, most charming, most unexpectedly sweet scene of seduction.
He's no Benjamin Button, but Walter Vale (Richard Jenkins) is a weary boy abandoned in an old man's body.
As the DVD market plateaus and ever more releases vie for space on store shelves, the direct-to-video kidvid sector is proving resilient in tough economic times.
Even those who object to the second half of "Wall-E," in which blob-like humans intrude upon the virtually wordless romance between two robots have to admit the pair's space waltz embodies all that…
Between the city of Chicago and the laws of physics, Christopher Nolan was having trouble with his Batmobile crash.
Home Entertainment Leader Report: The execs who guide the studios' made-for-DVD units