Peter Bart: The Back Lot
After this year's outbreak of killer severe acute respiratory syndrome stopped sales teams from travelling to Asia, and hit the economy so badly that buyers bought little of anything, telenovela…
Matt Wolf: Strands
It's Hollywood's dirty little secret. The Golden Globes really matter. On Dec. 18, more than 400 media members gathered at 5:30 a.m. at the Beverly Hilton Hotel to hear announcement of the…
Elizabeth Guider: Voiceover
HONG KONG The third installment of police drama trilogy "Infernal Affairs" had a stellar opening weekend, as expected.
"Of all the musicals I ever worked on that didn't quite succeed, 'Allegro' is the one I think most worthy of a second chance," composer Richard Rodgers wrote. The 1947 Rodgers & Hammerstein show…
"Angels in America" brought HBO crashing back down to earth. Despite rave reviews and a massive marketing effort, the ambitious miniseries brought in a not-so-celestial average of 3.6 million overall…
Roy E. Disney may have parted company with Michael Eisner, but he's fully backing one of Disney's "new" films.
JAKARTA A $1 million teen romantic comedy, "Eiffel ... I'm in Love," has become the fastest Indonesian film to sell 1 million tickets, reaching that record in just 20 days.
He may be as round as a ball now, as he describes himself, but his skills on the pitch from the 1970s to '90s made him a hero in Argentina and the world's best soccer player. Now, like fellow…