This maximum-raunch sex comedy stays buoyant and likable throughout thanks to the winning presence of Aubrey Plaza in the lead.
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…
Gordon Steel first came to Cannes as a buyer’s rep for Germany’s Scotia Films in 1982 and has been back almost every year since. With clients including Portugal’s Zon Lusomundo, Ster-Kinekor in…
Phase 4 Films and XLrator Media have jointly acquired North American rights to crime thriller “Jamesy Boy,” starring Mary-Louise Parker, James Woods, Ving Rhames, Taissa Farmiga and Spencer…
As Russian supper club entertainment goes, “Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812” could put belly dancers out of business. In this smartly engineered transfer, Dave Malloy’s innovative musical…
The New York transfer of U.K. musical “Matilda” opened April 11 at Broadway’s Shubert Theater. The following is David Benedict’s review (Daily Variety, Dec. 13, 2010) of the London production, with…
CBS Films has set a Valentine's Day release for Maggie Carey's "The To Do List," starring Aubrey Plaza.
Femme field full of experienced campaigners while men rep mostly rookie entries
LCT3, Lincoln Center's workshop lab for incubating new theatrical talent, opens its fourth season with the kind of show that workshops are made for -- a promising play that isn't quite there yet.
Taking a detour from the usual Kennedy family pastimes such as politics and social activism, Robert F. Kennedy III is playing for laughs, shooting a semi-autobiographical comedy in Italy called…
Funny or Die has tapped "Saturday Night Live" scribe Andrew Steele to serve as the creative director of the comedy website founded by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay.