The sumptuous music bassist Charlie Haden has composed and recorded with his Quartet West pays allegiance to a romanticized vision of Los Angeles, the one seen in film noir and detailed in the novels…
After a series of U.S. roles, Minnie Driver has returned to the U.K. to star in "The Governess," which started shooting Monday.
The volume and diversity of musical talent in Los Angeles is simply staggering. From classical players, jazz hounds and studio aces to grunge rockers, mariachi bands and polka outfits, L.A. is home…
The British Academy of Film & Television Arts has chosen Dolby Laboratories Inc. to receive a Special Technical Award to mark the company's "outstanding technical achievements in film sound."
For a little more than 40 minutes this month, John Mauceri will present a Brazilian travelogue in music with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, connecting the arrival of the Portuguese to Carmen Miranda…
Two very different approaches to the topic of extraterrestrial life accounted for nearly half the total weekend box office. Sony's sci-fi comedy sophomore "Men in Black" dropped 41% to gross $30.1…
The Carsey-Werner Co. has tapped TV sales veteran Herb Lazarus as president of its international distribution arm.
Radio giants Chancellor Broadcasting and Evergreen Media have struck a deal to buy the TV-radio station advertising rep firm Katz Media for $373 million in cash.
Czech and Slovak film distributor Gemini Film may be about to lose its license to handle Warner Bros. product. Sources tell Variety that Warners' homevideo partner, headed by managing director…
Veteran TV writer-producer Dean Hargrove has inked an exclusive two-year deal with Columbia TriStar TV worth close to $2 million a year, sources say.
Hoping to revive the charming young doctor that inspired a generation of medical dramas, the Paramount-based Cort-Madden company and Gotham-based Boardwalk Entertainment have teamed to produce "Dr…
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