Topic: Motion Picture Association of America
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has announced his first entertainment job since leaving office – an animated TV show in which The Governator will battle G.I.R.L.I.E. Men.
04/05/2011 08:59 pm
Freida Pinto, the Indian actress of Slumdog Millionaire fame, plays a Palestinian teen in Miral, a movie its distributor says 'they tried to stop.'
03/26/2011 01:59 am
Former Sen. Christopher Dodd is the new chairman and CEO of the film industry's MPAA, taking a position filled for four decades by the flamboyant Jack Valenti.
03/02/2011 05:35 pm
Oscar winners dispensed morsels of wisdom in their thank-you speeches Sunday night. 'Listen to your mother' was the advice of Best Director Tom Hooper, who won for the 'The King's Speech.'
02/28/2011 10:11 am
'The King's Speech' was given an R rating solely for the use of profanity in some key scenes. As the producer reportedly considers re-editing the Oscar-nominated movie, the idea is getting poor reviews.
01/27/2011 06:33 pm
A report from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds Hollywood has cut its depictions of smoking by half from 2005 -- which helps explain why the percent of teens trying cigarettes also went down during the same period.
08/23/2010 03:14 pm
How ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ helped to usher in the ’60s.
07/23/2010 07:35 am
File sharing on campus networks will carry risks of losing federal funding, starting this month.
07/01/2010 06:57 pm
The Motion Picture Association of America is opposing plans of two companies to offer futures trading on the gross takings of Hollywood movies. Are they opposing a service that could benefit them?
04/20/2010 12:58 pm
The film industry is fighting proposals to create a 'futures exchange' for investors speculating on Hollywood box office profits and losses. No word yet on who has the screen rights.
04/10/2010 02:54 pm