It's a shame that the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has discontinued its Newcomer of the Year award, because Bart the Bear would be the Pia Zadora of 1997: Bart stole 20th Century Fox's "The Edge"…
Brandon Tartikoff, the NBC programming wunderkind whose scheduling savvy transformed the Peacock web from a primetime cellar-dweller to the top of the Nielsen charts in the mid-1980s with such…
Square USA, a Japanese producer of software and interactive entertainment, has agreed to a three-year lease with the state for part of the Hawaii Film Studio, to make a computer-animated movie. The…
The people who came up with the idea of parachuting Elvis impersonators have created a monster.
"Cinemamerica" is the first half of Theatre de la Jeune Lune's "Pursuit of Happiness" project, a two-part exploration of the American Dream that has been in development for the past four years. (Part…
A week before Halloween, Dr. Death speaks out! In connection with HBO's airing next month of the docu "Calling Dr. Kevorkian: A Date With Dr. Death," the usually press-shy physician and his attorney…
HBO and United Broadcasting & Entertainment have decided to sell Citadel Entertainment. A release from the companies said they are "in the early stages of discussion with potential buyers."
Harold Robbins, whose novels about glamorous and scandalous people, including "The Carpetbaggers," "Where Love Has Gone," "The Betsy" and "The Lonely Lady," proved frequent source material for…
TriStar Pictures and Mandalay gave industryites a chance to scratch their "Seven Years" itch with Monday night's premiere at the Century City Cineplex Odeon of "Seven Years in Tibet."
Timothy M. Gray: Reel Life
Hollywood's big-bang summer ends with a whimper in "Excess Baggage," a film so airy that viewers will forget about it even while they're watching it. The pic is unlikely to register much more than a…