Set during the Rwandan genocide, when 1 million Tutsis were killed by Hutus and their militias, the movie tells the true story of Paul Rusesabagina (Don Cheadle), manager of a posh tourist hotel in…
These are heady days at Fox Searchlight. With the awards season in full swing, the spotlight is suddenly trained on the studio with the "small is beautiful" release strategy.
A bumper crop of movies based on the lives of the famous has turned 2004 into the year of the biopic. It's not so much the number of productions based on life stories that's significant -- it's the…
Cries from the critics bemoaning the demise of traditional situation comedies now that "Friends" and "Frasier" have finished their long network runs seem somewhat beside the point. These days the…
Welcome to Los Angeles, where the biggest show in town these days isn't "Shrek 2" or any of the other blockbusters at the cineplex -- it's the ongoing surge in home prices, which show few signs of…
At HBO, original series like "Sex and the City" and features such as "The Gathering Storm" may be the lodestone for critical raves and Emmy nominations by the bushel.
They're known as Bob Hope's "army." The reference is not to the GIs Hope entertained over the years, but to the squads of gag writers who keep him supplied with a never-ending stream of jokes. More…
Call it the Nike spirit. "We don't refer to it as mentoring, we just do it," says attorney Susan Grode, co-chair of the entertainment and media practice at Los Angeles law firm Katten Muchin Zavis…