Sundance acquisitions took off Monday as weekend deals started to close.
Emphasis on original, unreleased tunes by locals and luminaries sets ABC show apart
With a big Emmy win for his client Louis C.K. and Amy Poehler's third best actress Emmy nomination in a row, 2012 underscored 3 Arts Entertainment manager Dave Becky's eye for talent, further…
Smallscreen success leads to big things for Amy Poehler and her posse
Comedy Central has ordered a pilot of web series "Broad City," which Amy Poehler is exec producing with creators and stars Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer.
Army Archerd, whose 52-year run as a Daily Variety columnist made him unique among showbiz reporters, died Tuesday in Los Angeles of a rare form of mesothelioma, a lung cancer thought to be the…
A dramatist as gifted as Christopher Shinn knows where character is concerned, more than a little self-knowledge is a dangerously uninvolving thing. His characters may think they know what they're…
One of the boldest and most provocative entries in this year's Sundance competition, "Urbania," Jon Shear's impressive feature directorial debut, is a darkly intriguing drama that probes the very…
"Bab El-Oued City" is to date the most lucid depiction on film of the rise of Islamic fundamentalism in Algeria and its perils. It's essential viewing for anyone interested in getting insight into…
Chaplin has another good picture. The three-year period since "The Circus" and sound will give "City Lights" a percentage of "novelty money," in that it contains no dialog. And it's Chaplin--which…