One hundred thirty Beatles songs -- or at least slivers of them -- form the soundtrack to the latest Cirque du Soleil extravaganza, the first Cirque show to start with the music and then develop a…
With Enron back in the news following the guilty verdicts against ex-execs Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling, the docu "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room" may find its way back into theaters.
Is it too soon to call it a trend? The May 23 perf of Off Broadway show "Stomp" kicked off with a live commercial plugging Blighty tourism -- complete with cameo from "ER" star Parminder Nagra.
When "Oldboy" won the Grand Jury prize at Cannes, many critics compared it to Alexandre Dumas' "Count of Monte Cristo," but its literary roots were actually far more recent -- specifically, a 1996…
Mexican giant Televisa seems to have the edge in the bidding for U.S. Spanish-language network Univision. Philip Remek, a senior equity analyst at Guzman & Co., says he doubts the bad blood between…
The launch -- unlike the picture quality -- may have been less than perfect due to a shortage of hardware, but the rollout of BSkyB's high-definition service may prove to be a key turning point as…
When Hanna-Barbera retreated to "limited" animation after the shuttering of MGM's cartoon division, it was doing more than revolutionizing the art form in America. It also was inspiring a burgeoning…
“Playful Pluto,” 1934 I loved seeing the Disney pictures when I was an art student at Stanford, (especially) “Playful Pluto,” where Pluto is stuck on a piece of flypaper. Later on I realized the…
A look at companies and their upcoming projects.
There are worse friends to have in television than Regis Philbin. The ubiquitous host was one of several TV personalities, including some latenight stalwarts, who made personal pitches for Jill…
The standard showbiz opening-night wish, "Break a leg," acquired new meaning when a revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Song & Dance" had its premiere at Toronto's Danforth Music Hall on May 9.