I was perhaps the only person at the "Frost/Nixon" premiere who had so many acute personal connections to many of the principals in this true-life drama of recent U.S. history.
Markets & Festivals
It's shaping up to be a bumper Christmas and Chinese New Year for cinemagoers in China with some 20 movies set to open, causing a scheduling headache for distribs.
The legal brawling over "Project Runway" has intensified as Lifetime has filed a countersuit in a Manhattan federal court against Bravo, NBC Universal and the production company at the center of the…
With Stephen Colbert channeling the ghosts of Perry Como and Bing Crosby right down to the bright red sweater, "A Colbert Christmas" is not only a fabulously zany hourlong ad for the "A Colbert…
A solo pianist whose music is as tender and soulful as his family tree is distinct and impressive, Italian composer Ludovico Einaudi concentrates on song forms first, mood-setters second in his…
Songwriters don't come any bigger or more successful in Nashville than Jeffrey Steele, who has picked a perfect time to unleash his country-hard rock amalgamation on recordings under his own name.
President-elect Barack Obama has turned to two contenders for the FCC chairmanship to identify technology priorities that his administration should pursue.
Sociologists at the U. of Maryland recently issued a study that concluded -- as summarized by its accompanying tagline-- "Unhappy people watch TV, Happy people read/socialize."
Shot partly on location in South Africa, Fox's "24" movie gives Jack Bauer a new continent across which to righteously kick ass, as well as get his own chops busted in creative (read: tortured) ways.
Even before the term "credit default swap" went lexicon, the U.S. comedy festival business was never uproariously profitable in and of itself.
Although his turn as a lonely pot dealer in "Pineapple Express" has raised his comedic profile, James Franco's greatest recent role may well be James Franco -- presenting himself to the world as a…