Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019

“Ford v Ferrari” left its competition in the rearview, racing to an estimated $31 million debut at the box office in a No. 1 finish that counted as a win for big-budget originality.

James Mangold’s racing drama rode into the weekend with strong reviews and Oscar buzz for its leads,...

Friday, Nov. 15, 2019

Twitter’s new ban on political ads will cover appeals for votes, solicitations for campaign contributions and any political content. But the company quickly acknowledged Friday that it expects to make mistakes as individuals and groups look for loopholes.

Twitter is defining political...

Friday, Nov. 15, 2019

“The Crown” opens with a clever acknowledgment that time has passed for Queen Elizabeth II and taken with it the Emmy-winning actress who played her in the Netflix drama’s first two seasons.

In the scene, postage stamp portraits are displayed for the monarch: one with Claire Foy’s...

Friday, Nov. 15, 2019

The 40th edition of the recently concluded (11/6-13) American Film Market (AFM) featured varied new wrinkles, among the most brand new being its first ever Television Conference, which in some respects reflected the forward-looking orientation of the overall event. A prime example at the half-...

Friday, Nov. 15, 2019

Mati Diop has always lived in Paris but as a French-Senegalese woman whose family is from Dakar, she’s long been acutely conscious of another, unlived existence for herself in Africa. And it’s there that her life as a filmmaker has largely resided.

Diop spent nine months in Senegal making...

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019

Gustavo Sarkis will join multicultural ad agency Conill as its executive creative director, effective November 20. In this new role, Sarkis will lead all Conill creative teams and client campaigns across its offices in Los Angeles, Dallas and Miami.

During an award-winning career that...

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019

The Costume Designers Guild has announced that Academy Award-winner Charlize Theron will be honored with the Spotlight Award, Academy Award-winning screenwriter, director and producer Adam McKay will be bestowed the Distinguished Collaborator Award, and Mary Ellen Fields, former owner of Bill...

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019

The unredacted Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA's detention and enhanced interrogation program runs approximately 6,700 pages and includes some 38,000 footnotes. It doesn't exactly scream Hollywood.

But from an early stage, writer-director Scott Z. Burns was drawn to the...

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019

Composer Robert Miller has teamed with Reinhard Denke (owner of music/sound house stimmüng) to launch RNDM ORDR, a global music/sound house that features the talent of several notable shops--including Miller’s own ScreenSound Alliance and Denke’s stimmüng (featuring sound designer Gus Koven and...

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019

Television viewers flocked to the showdown between LSU and Alabama over the weekend, making it the top-rated regular season college football game in eight years.

The Nielsen company said 16.6 million people watched the game late Saturday afternoon, as LSU held off the Tide’s late charge....

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