Last year, a musical won the Oscar for best picture, comedies did great business, and studios were rapped on the knuckles for their excessive reliance on sequels and remakes.
Who knew "Urinetown" was only the beginning? Or, to be more precise, the middle?
Though it celebrated "Ten Years Underground" this year, outlasting many of its original Park City naysayers, the Slamdance Film Festival proudly maintains a newborn's insouciance.
Broadway held steady during Week 34 (Jan. 12-18), slipping by just .8% to $13,964,697. Attendance of 202,972 was off by 2.4%.
Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia pay-TV platform aired a play lampooning Italy's prime minister Silvio Berlusconi Friday night. But in an anomalous form of censorship, the televised play, titled "The Two…
Tom Tykwer's "True," a 10-minute love story starring Natalie Portman and Melchoir Beslon, is among the selections of this year's Berlinale's short film section.
Rep. Billy Tauzin (R-La.) has declined an offer to succeed Motion Picture Assn. of America topper Jack Valenti as Hollywood's leading man on the Potomac.
"Cyrano" helmer Jean Paul Rappeneau's "Bon Voyage" topped France's list of Cesar hopefuls Friday, with nominations in 11 categories including best director and best film.
FX has picked up the Denis Leary-toplined pilot "Rescue Me" to series. One-hour drama from Sony Pictures TV and creator-exec producers Leary and Peter Tolan is about the lives of a group of…
MTV's honeymoon ain't over yet. A record number of viewers said 'I do' Wednesday to the premieres of celebrity couple skeins "Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica" and " 'Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen and…