Microsoft's "Halo 2" and Rockstar Games' "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas" were two of the biggest media events of 2004, with $200 million-plus grosses and young males drooling all year in anticipation…
Word that author J.K. Rowling has finished the sixth Harry Potter book worked transcontinental magic Tuesday on shares of her U.S. and U.K. publishing houses.
Willem Dafoe will star in "The Widow's Lover" for production shingle Millennium Films. Brian Bell, Randall Emmett and Rita Capasa produce the pic, penned by Dafoe and girlfriend Giada Colagrande.
Syndie ratings tumbled during the week of Dec. 6-12, the first week after the November sweeps period, with daytime broadcast viewing falling by an average of 448,000 households (around 2%).
The Ontario government has come to the rescue of the beleaguered local film and TV industry, upping tax credits for domestic production to 30% from 20% and for foreign production to 18% from 11%.
Tuning In: A classic "The Twilight Zone" episode involved a little man peddling obscure items that people will need in the future, from a scissors to a leaky pen. In that spirit of…
A crafty cat manages to flush a rat-sized dog down the toilet of an RV in "Meet the Fockers," a gag that literally sums up the pervasive below-the-belt humor in this fitfully funny but always crude…
Nordmedia, the arts funding body of Lower Saxony, is facing budget shortages that will hit film festival coin. Lower Saxony's federal government has cut Nordmedia's annual support by 35%, E1 million…
Blame it on "Bad Santa." Ireland is changing its film certificate categories Jan. 1 after parents took young children to see the Billy Bob Thornton black comedy. Pic was rated 15PG, meaning children…
Rupert Murdoch is building a 22,000-square-foot house near the Forbidden City in the Beijing's political and diplomatic area. According to the South China Morning Post, once owned by the media mogul…
At last, just in time for the holidays, comes the answer to the burning question that bubbles up this and every Christmas among the musicals-obsessed: Who could possibly inherit the mantle of Carol…