"Toy Story 3" is coming in 2009, but John Lasseter won't be the director. In an unusually candid presentation from the typically tight-lipped execs, Lasseter and Disney Animation prexy Ed Catmull…
I met her when I was a teenaged lad, her and her sister, and I couldn't decide which one I was more in love with. Listening to her sing early on was one of the reasons I became a folk singer.
(Callas') recordings are quite an example of the most dramatic kind of singing. She was all about meaning in song, meaning in music; she was a complete performer and a great influence on me.
I played with Booker throughout the years, I played on records he produced, I played on a Bill Withers record (Booker produced). I played with Cropper many times in the studio. Over the years, "Duck"…
He's one of the most respected songwriters of the last 40 years, and a lyricist who helped redefine the modern West in song. Thus, it's a bit startling to realize Don Henley spent his entire Eagles…
When you talk about Bob Wills, the music he made with the Texas Playboys was so far beyond their time. This is a guy who was using electric instruments very early on. Bob Wills actually performed on…
Sweden's NonStop Sales has picked up international rights for three new titles: the Swedish "Darling" and "Desmond and the Swamp Barbarian Trap," as well as the Danish "Pistoleros."
Screenwriting is about more than just words on the page. Just ask the Writers Guild of America, which this year nominated two unconventional screenplays: "Borat" and "United 93."
The Writers Guild of America isn't backing down. Despite being the current focus of showbiz anxiety about a possible strike, its leaders are unapologetic about the course they've chosen.
TV is often said to be a writer-driven medium. If that's the case, NBC's nom tally at this year's WGA Awards would suggest the net is well on the road to recovery.
Writers are known as wordsmiths, imagined as devourers of literature, but well into his adulthood, WGA Screen Laurel honoree Robert Benton was anything but.