| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Frank Capra's sexy and witty "It Happened One Night" from 1934 is not only the quintessential romantic comedy but the romp was also the first film to win Academy Awards for picture, director, actor, actress and adapted screenplay. It would take 41 years...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:55 PM
MGM Holdings Inc., the parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $16.6 million, buoyed by the strong performance of "Skyfall" and “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" on home entertainment platforms.
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Ending a copyright dispute that has lasted more than 50 years, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. and Danjaq LLC. have acquired all the rights and interests related to the debonair super-spy James Bond.
MGM, the longtime distributor of the Bond movies, and...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Warner Bros. caused a seismic sensation Oct. 6, 1927, when the studio premiered "The Jazz Singer," the first feature that included sound using synchronized dialogue sequences. But while the Al Jolson drama proved to be the death knell of silent movies,...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:03 AM
After the coffee. Before the Redskins hopefully beat the Eagles.
The Skinny: As a Redskins fan, I was rooting for both the Giants and Cowboys to lose last night and it seemed like for a while they both tried to do that. But alas, in the end the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:21 PM
MGM Holdings Inc., the parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., has authorized a $75-million stock repurchase plan and announced a dividend designed to protect the company from a hostile takeover.
Privately held MGM said the move was not being adopted in...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:17 AM
The classic “The Wizard of Oz,” will be coming to theaters once again—but this time in 3D.
Warner Bros. is celebrating the movie’s 75th anniversary by rereleasing it in 3D for one week, starting Sept. 20, and only in IMAX...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:18 PM
[Update: DreamWorks Animation has hired Dawn Taubin to be its new marketing chief, sources close to the studio say. A release formally announcing her new job is expected this afternoon.]
Veteran movie marketing executive Dawn Taubin is a leading...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Michael Feinstein will be bringing his brand of class and oomph to the Pasadena Pops for three more years. The musician and orchestra have renewed his contract as the group's principal pops conductor through 2016.
Feinstein kicked off his first season...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:12 AM
After months of in-and-out reports on the new James Bond film, “Skyfall” director Sam Mendes is heading back to MI6.
Sony Pictures, MGM and longtime Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson made the official announcement Thursday...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When the Pasadena Pops kicks off its summer season of concerts at the L.A. County Arboretum in Arcadia on Saturday, it will be led by a music director and conductor who has never even played in an orchestra, much less conducted one.
It's a risky move...