Summertime looked a lot like Christmas on Broadway last week. Not because of the grosses — which, while robust, didn't approach the stratospheric heights of the year-end holidays — but because a…
Donald Bevan, who wrote the play “Stalag 17” and was one of only four people to draw caricatures for Sardi’s restaurant in New York, died May 29 in Studio City, Calif. He was 93. Born Jan. 16, 1920…
The Weinstein Company has put the MPAA and Warner Bros. on alert that they plan to fight to keep naming rights to upcoming civil rights pic “The Butler.” TWC attorney David Boies has fired off…
Veteran Gotham legiter Jodi Schoenbrun Carter has hung out her own shingle, launching 1022m Management and Marketing, an outfit that aims to match old-school talent management to new-media branding…
The showbiz infrastructure is well-developed in the Czech Republic, which has the highest GDP per capita of the former Soviet Bloc states.
Drama has never been central to "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." Roald Dahl's story and the two so-so movie versions used vivid prose or super-saturated-color visuals to disguise the lack of…
That Jerry Bruckheimer is getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is extraordinary — mostly because he doesn't already have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Although Alberto Barbera opted to slim down the Venice Film Festival lineup when he was appointed artistic director last year, the world's oldest international sprocket opera appears to be setting a…
While he may be missing his Captain America outfit, Chris Evans is having no trouble beating up bad guys in the first trailer for his next pic, “Snowpiercer.” The film is the domestic directorial…
It’s really hard to pull off a production style that says: “Yoo-hoo, I’m being ironic here!” without patronizing or caricaturing its targets of irony. Todd Haynes executed this risky directorial…
I love you, I hate you, I’ll kill you. That’s the lurid premise of “Murder Ballad,” the hot and sticky rock opera that made auds sweat when it opened six months ago at Manhattan Theater Club’s studio…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History