Surveying the most crowded year in history for animated features, there's no escaping the fact that the right release date helps. A lot.
If ever there was a night to shine brighter than Elvis onstage, it's New Year's Eve.
Helmer Nanni Moretti is the new artistic topper of the Turin Film Festival, Italy's preeminent international event dedicated to young helmers and edgy fare.
"Blazing Saddles," "Fargo," "Groundhog Day," "Halloween," "Notorious," "Rocky" and "sex, lies and videotape" are the highest profile features selected for inclusion in the National Film Registry.
Spike Lee has signed on to direct a feature on the life of James Brown for Paramount and Imagine Entertainment. Brian Grazer is producing, and the pic could be in production by late next year, though…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has reached a deal with Comcast Sportsnet Mid-Atlantic covering about 60 freelance broadcast technicians in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
While the holidays boosted specialty titles like "Letters From Iwo Jima" and "Babel," Mel Gibson's holdover "Apocalypto" seemed stuck in neutral, after generating surprising heat in its debut three…
The consummation of News Corp. and Liberty Media's long-anticipated swap of stock holdings could have broad consequences for both companies.
Carl Blaze, a popular DJ on New York's hip-hop Power 105.1 radio station, died on Saturday at Harlem Hospital Center after being shot 13 times on Dec. 7. He was 30.
Tina Mayfield, widow of songwriter Percy Mayfield and benefactor of blues musicians, died Dec. 14 of gallbladder cancer in Palmdale, Calif. She was 77.
Television syndication industry veteran Robert Yde died Dec. 18 in Longwood, Fla. after a long battle with malignant melanoma. He was 71.