Thursday, downtown Madrid. A beaming Chinese youth enters a bar sporting a heavy sports bag. He pulls out plastic-covered DVDs of the next day's big studio blockbuster bow and works the bar…
The majors have a spotty record when it comes to targeting urban auds, but Warner Bros. will have another go when it rolls out "ATL" on about 1,500 screens on March 31.
Things just keep getting better for the U.K.'s select group of ambitious independent television producers -- so good that U.S. money is poised to claim a piece of the action.
Filming has just wrapped on Saudi Arabia's first full-length feature film, placing "Keif Al-Hal" (How Are You) in post-production in Dubai's Studio City, where the film also lensed. Film is slated to…
The American Repertory Theater and the Kennedy Center's Suzanne Farrell Ballet will be among highlights of the 60th Edinburgh Intl. Festival, which announced its program March 22. The event, which…
For the past year, the town has been divided into two camps: the "Slump? What slump?" contingent and the "The sky is falling" faction.
They traded fat, high-profile jobs in network television news and public affairs for less money and relative obscurity to work for ... Voice of America? Either Dominic Bellone, Farah Ispahani, Joy…
In the intensely competitive and highly cyclical specialty film business, this has been a banner year for Focus Features. Until, that is, Focus hit its "good news and bad news" wall in mid-March…
Noises Off: "Stuff Happens" is really happening at the Public. David Hare's theatrical post-mortem of the march to war in Iraq -- with a dramatis personae that includes George W. Bush, Condoleezza…
The Back Lot: Remember when network news seemed like the quiet sanctuary of the TV business? Actually, it was not that long ago that the ground started shifting: Ted Turner reinvented himself as a…
It was the show the critics wanted to fail. And as "Nightline" foundered with its new multi-segment format and flashy Times' Square studio, it appeared they might get their wish.