- May 24, 1999
- Menace, Anyone?
As the summer movie season gets under way, there's that "Star Wars" prequel -- and then there's everything else. Here's how the studios will fare against the "Phantom" juggernaut.
- May 10, 1999
- The Mice That Roared
No one in the land of handshake deals expected Jeffrey Katzenberg's quarter-billion-dollar dispute with Disney to go public; now that it has, the town is transfixed.
- March 15, 1999
- Much Ado About Oscar
If "Shakespeare in Love" beats "Saving Private Ryan" for the top Oscar on March 21, movie-biz insiders will likely credit -- or blame -- Miramax's blitzkrieg campaign.
- September 28, 1998
- Agent Provocateur
L.A. watches, bemused and horrified, as Mike Ovitz courts a hot young manager and plots a return to the talent business. Is it for real, or merely diversion from the Livent debacle?
- June 29, 1998
- Sun Valley Daze
Herbert Allen's annual retreat for Hollywood moguls and Wall Street tycoons once was secret, and nearly all-male. Is a p.c. wind sweeping through the Idaho hills?
- June 1, 1998
- Seven Days in May
Every spring, Hollywood descends on Manhattan to tout the new fall TV shows, and every spring, we scratch our heads and wonder, "What were they thinking?"