On the "Boardwalk Empire" team, helmer Tim Van Patten bats leadoff and cleanup, since he's handed all the opening and final episodes. Exec producer Martin Scorsese threw out the first pitch with the…
"Gravity," "Under the Skin" and "Moebius" are among our critic's most hotly anticipated titles at this year's Venice Film Festival.
Joseph L. Mankiewicz's "Cleopatra" is among 20 restored film gems and three docs in Cannes Classics, announced today in Paris.
I have always been impressed by the ability of top film directors to project an aura of invincibility — did they all take the "Aura 101" course in film school? Directors must not be challenged on set…
Bruce Surtees, cinematographer on more than 50 films, including Bob Fosse's "Lenny," for which he Surtees was Oscar nominated, and Clint Eastwood pics "Dirty Harry," "High Plains Drifter," "The…
Former assistant director, unit production manager and producer Scott Adam was one of the four Christian missionaries killed by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden on Tuesday, Feb. 22, after their…
Legendary agent Sam Cohn, who played a prominent role at International Creative Management from its founding until this year, died Wednesday in New York following a brief illness. He was 79.
The San Francisco Film Society will present Francis Ford Coppola the founder's directing award at the 52nd San Francisco Film Festival on April 30 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel.
Familiarity may breed contempt, especially when it comes to child actresses who ham it up in Pepsi commercials. ABC's third adaptation of William Gibson's Tony-winning "The Miracle Worker"…
Magic-comedy duo Penn & Teller have signed with the William Morris Agency in all areas of representation, including personal appearances, books, lecturing and motion picture and television. WMA…
Scripter Lynn Roth has broadened Tina Howe's tender, charming 1983 Obie winner "Painting Churches," which effectively appeared on PBS's "American Playhouse" in 1986, and in the process developed a…