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An Officer and a Gentleman?

In "The General's Daughter," James isn't out of the Woods yet by Peter Keough In this summer's The General's Daughter, Woods plays one of a host of suspects in a grisly homicide. "Some kid goes…

Tom Cruise, 2006 News

actor and producer, engaged in a very nasty and public parting of ways with his studio, Paramount Pictures. Sumner Redstone, the chairman of Paramount's parent company, Viacom, announced the…

Michael Eisner Biography

Michael Eisnerentertainment executiveBorn: 1942Birthplace: Mt. Kisco, N.Y. Having served in a variety of positions at NBC and CBS and as president of Paramount Pictures while at ABC, he…

Barry Diller

Film and television veteran Barry Diller is the chairman and chief executive officer of IAC/InterActiveCorp, a new media conglomerate specializing in e-commerce. In the 1960s Diller was a television…

Budd Schulberg Biography

writerBorn: March 27, 1914Died: August 5, 2009 (New York, USA) Best Known as: writer Budd Schulberg wrote the screenplay for the classic films On the…

Snow Day

Director:Chris KochWriters:Will McRobb and Chris ViscardiParamount Pictures; PG; 89 minutesRelease:2/00Cast:Chevy Chase, Chris Elliott, Mark Webber Snow Day brings Nickelodeon product to the…

Mary Martin

Name at birth: Mary Virginia MartinMary Martin was a Broadway superstar in the 1950s, when she played spunky characters like Peter Pan and Maria von Trapp and won four Tony Awards over 13 years. Mary…

Paulette Goddard

Paulette Goddard was a Hollywood leading lady from her breakthrough in 1936 -- opposite then-husband Charlie Chaplin in Modern Times -- until her retirement in 1958 as the wife of writer Erich Maria…

Sleepy Hollow

Director:Tim BurtonWriter:Andrew Kevin WalkerParamount Pictures; R; 110 minutesRelease:11/99Cast:Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Michael Gambon Viewing Sleepy Hollow, one almost wishes the…

The Next Best Thing

Director:John SchlesingerWriter:Thomas RopelewskiParamount Pictures; PG-13; 107 minutesRelease:3/00Cast:Madonna, Rupert Everett, Benjamin Bratt The Next Best Thing pairs real-life buddies…