Thailand is putting more bang into Bangkok with the fifth Bangkok Intl. Film Festival, running Jan. 10-21. Event, featuring more than 70 films from 35 countries, expects to double last year's…
Thailand is putting more bang into Bangkok. The Thai government has stepped up its involvement in the Bangkok Intl. Film Festival, intent on underlining the word "international."
Hollywood has always been in the intensive scare unit. Ever since Thomas Edison filmed "Frankenstein" in 1908, the film biz has loved to raise goosebumps. Europeans dominated the silent era with such…
Universal's "The Truth About Charlie" is a romantic suspenser about deception and altering identities, but the onscreen characters aren't the only ones changing their names.
In a revamped kudos format, the American Film Institute will announce honorees of AFI Awards 2002 on Dec. 16, with a nontelevised luncheon slated Jan. 16 to honor the creative types involved.
Timothy M. Gray: Reel Life
It's pretty hard to resist this big "Mamma." Three years after it opened, "Mamma Mia!" is still a sellout in the West End, and even during Broadway's slowest weeks, it does boffo biz in New York. The…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has introduced an 11th Commandment.
Reel Life - Timothy M. Gray
In the history of theater, there have been some great titles -- "The Tempest," "A Doll's House," "Death of a Salesman" -- but few names have summed up the content of a show as succinctly as "Puppetry…
In "The Money Shot," Laura Grindstaff approaches a pop-culture subject with a scholarly mind, which is both the book's strength and weakness. In reporting on how TV talkshows are assembled…