As British theater frets over representation of diversity — rightly so — Larry Gelbart and Cy Coleman's jazz musical makes for canny programming from Donmar Warehouse boss Josie Rourke. A spoof with…
City Of Angels
A ludicrous, borderline-nonsensical supernatural concoction with a slightly redeeming sense of its own silliness.
When the Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall opened in October of 2003, it became an instant Los Angeles landmark, right up there with the Griffith Park Observatory, the Capitol Records…
TV and film character actor David Connell died on May 11 in Los Angeles. He was 77. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Connell began his career at the historic Karamu House, the oldest African-American theater…
"The Attack" dominated the awards at Los Angeles' 17th annual showcase for French cinema.
An expert at depicting dysfunctional relationships within Paris' upper-class, Daniele Thompson could be Woody Allen's French cousin.
City of Lights, City of Angels, L.A.'s annual French film showcase, has always been about maintaining a bridge between Hollywood and Paris. As such, the week-long event has doubled as one continuous…
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…
Bertrand Tavernier's "Laissez-Passer" ("Safe Passage") will kick off the sixth annual City of Lights, City of Angels Film Festival in Los Angeles April 8 at the Director's Guild of America.
Loosely based on Wim Wenders' enchanting 1987 "Wings of Desire," Brad Silberling's "City of Angels" is a superlatively crafted romantic drama that solidly stands on its own merits. Like the German…