| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:07 PM
Hong Kong film magnate Run Run Shaw, who built the Shaw Bros. studio into the largest in Asia in the 1960s and ’70s, popularized the kung fu genre around the world and later became a major philanthropist, died Tuesday at 106.
| Jan 7, 2014
| 4:39 PM
BEIJING — In 1957, when he was nearly 50 years old, Run Run Shaw made a grand bet on his movie dreams. He bought 46 acres of hilly land in a remote part of Hong Kong — paying the British colonial government just 45 cents per square foot...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 1:06 PM
How much longer can Hollywood claim to be the movie capital of the world? Can the California Legislature reverse the slide of film production away from Los Angeles simply by enhancing tax credits for the movie and television industry or, one day, will the...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 6:30 AM
ROME - The Italian film industry is predictably elated about Paolo Sorrentino's "The Great Beauty" scooping the Golden Globe for best foreign film, which comes twenty-five years after Italy won its last Golden Globe, for Giuseppe Tornatore's "Cinema...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
How much longer can Hollywood claim to be the movie capital of the world? Can the California legislature reverse the slide of film production away from Los Angeles simply by enhancing tax credits for the movie and TV industry or, one day, will the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Despite gains in feature and television production last year, Los Angeles experienced whopping losses in location film activity over the last two decades as Hollywood took its show on the road, according a new report.
While location filming for...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 8:30 PM
It's not that Sundance festival director John Cooper wasn't always a "movie guy." It's just that, prior to joining the staff 25 years ago, he had dedicated most of his creative energy to the stage.
Turns out Cooper's collaborative New York theater...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:15 PM
For much of last year, Amy Pascal was under fire.
The co-chair of Sony Pictures Entertainment presided over two of last year's big-budget bombs, "After Earth" and "White House Down." Her studio reported losses of $181 million for the summer months....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 12:22 PM
The big loser in Thursday's Oscar nominations may be California.
The state barely registered in the Oscar contest, at least when it comes to film locations, underscoring the difficulty California faces in keeping its homegrown industry from fleeing...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 3:47 PM
In a historic step for Hollywood, Paramount Pictures has become the first major studio to stop releasing movies on film in the United States.
Paramount recently notified theater owners that the Will Ferrell comedy “Anchorman 2: The Legend...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 1:40 PM
The nine films nominated for best picture Oscars have more in common than just the accolades they've earned. Every one of them also scores high marks when it comes to garnering subsidies from the public.
The libertarian Manhattan Institute reported...