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Hollywood Archive

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?"

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