With 20 productions in five years, Jonjo O'Neill has been onstage nearly every evening, with roles ranging from a tapdancing medical experimenter to Richard III.
A lot of folks are preparing movies to be launched in the next six months, convinced that their films have strong Oscar potential. In many cases, these dreams are sweet delusions. So the word…
At Cannes, the Liz-and-Dick romance was abundantly on display at a 20th Century Fox-Bulgari party, but the real centerpiece was the love affair between Elizabeth Taylor and her jewels. A few hundred…
The Czech Republic is becoming an even friendlier place for filmmakers, according to Helena Frankova, CEO of the country’s State Film Fund. At a session Monday at the Cannes Festival, Frankova said…
Have fun, but be careful. Crime rises when unemployment is up, and French unemployment is up. Big crowds attract pickpockets, but locals say they've gotten more brazen.
There was plenty of Baz-razzmatazz as the 66th Cannes Film Festival bowed with a mix of fun, lofty hopes and melancholy that F. Scott Fitzgerald would have appreciated. In the spirit of opener "The…
If you're a Cannes newcomer, there are only three things you absolutely need to know: How to converse with the natives, how to converse with festgoers and how to maneuver the parties.
The 12-day Cannes gathering is actually four events in one: the festival, the market, the media binge and an international schmooze-a-palooza, where people from the other three groups can meet with…
Be bold. Leave 10 "money categories" on the air; present the other awards during commercial breaks...
Margaret Thatcher, who died Monday of a stroke, age 87, was one of the U.K.'s most politically divisive figures in recent history — and, as a result, was a media favorite. She became a pop-culture…
Awards are a way of taking a breath and saying "Yeah, there's a lot of crap out there, and there are a lot of interesting failures, but some work is pure gold." Or worthy of gold.