An American architect and Middle Eastern bureaucrat play out diplomacy's minuet.
Dead Poets Society
Bette Iverson, the key hair stylist on films including "American Graffiti" and "The Truman Show," died Dec. 12 of throat cancer in Los Angeles. She was 79.
Most subjects of a festival tribute spin a few anecdotes while sitting back and basking in the general adulation. But Robin Williams, "interviewed" onstage at the Castro Theater as the recipient of…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Nineteen top scribes have enlisted in the Writers Co-Op, a production venture to be housed at John Wells Prods. Co-Op is designed to give gross participation to screenwriters, along with a voice in…
A look at the rise of independent film in the original screenplay category.
An appealing female cast gives the hollowly formulaic "Mona Lisa Smile" more dignity than it perhaps deserves, yet it's Julia Roberts in an ill-suited starring role that represents one of the film's…
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles will honor director Peter Weir with the new John Schlesinger Britannia Award for artistic excellence at the 12th Britannia Awards on Nov. 8…
The Motion Picture Assn. of America has reopened its investigation of an abandoned film depot in Pico Rivera following the discovery of more than 300 reels of member studio films in the one-time…
Call it "Floating Poets Society," or perhaps "Dead Sailors Society," but this coming-of-age story, circa 1960, has much the same feel as that earlier release, with a group of teenage boys undergoing…
What looks like "Stripes" in its TV campaign actually has more in common with "Dead Poets Society" or even "To Sir With Love," featuring Danny DeVito as the reluctant teacher of eight…
Pic is not so much about Robin Williams, as unconventional English teacher John Keating at a hardline New England prep school, as it is about the youths he teaches and how the creative flames within…