The BBC has been adapting the novels of Charles Dickens for as long as it's been doing drama. What's new is the depth and breadth -- OK, the length -- of the latest TV versions, the most recent being…
Rogue FBI agent Charles Barker, the lead character in A&E's "The Beast," is about as far as you can get from Johnny Castle, the sexy terpsichorean who stole Jennifer Grey's heart in "Dirty Dancing."
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USC old-timers fondly remember "the stables," a nickname for the rickety old structures that housed the university's film department through the '80s. Now, the opening of the first two structures in…
Like many of the characters they often create, screenwriters are a diverse bunch, and so are this year's recipients of the honorary awards given by the WGA -- with men and women, gays and straights…
Criterion has long harbored a weakness for helmer Douglas Sirk, and this two-disc release of his 1954 version of "Magnificent Obsession" furthers the love affair. But though this issue offers ample…
Anne Hathaway, 'Rachel Getting Married'; Melissa Leo, 'Frozen River'; Meryl Streep, 'Doubt'; Kate Winslet, 'The Reader'
The PGA states that its Stanley Kramer Award honors films that "dramatically illuminate provocative social issues." This year's recipient, Gus Van Sant's "Milk," produced by Dan Jinks and Bruce…
Of all Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's films, "A Matter of Life and Death" is the most rhapsodic, so three cheers and then some to see it bow on DVD in such a spectacular transfer. Yet it…
The screen has been good to Glenn Close, but her acting career started onstage, where her accolades include three Tonys, most recently for her 1994 turn in Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Sunset Boulevard."
Not only are the Globes back -- Strike? What strike? -- but there's a sense that they've returned full force, thanks to a glam-packed group of movie-star nominees.