Harper Lee, author of the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird,” one of the greatest literary successes of the last century and the basis for the classic 1962 film of the same name, has died, the city…
New York University's Tisch School of the Arts is famed for its MBA/MFA program, which has churned out several Oscar winners. Ang Lee, Spike Lee and Martin Scorsese are all alums.
When Daily Variety covered the March on Washington, the banner headline the day after the historic civil rights event read, “March Tramples on D.C. Boxoffice; Showfolk Figure in Demonstration.” The…
Veronique Passani Peck, the widow of actor Gregory Peck and a longtime arts patron, died Friday of heart failure at her Los Angeles home. She was 80.
Scripter Lynn Roth has broadened Tina Howe's tender, charming 1983 Obie winner "Painting Churches," which effectively appeared on PBS's "American Playhouse" in 1986, and in the process developed a…
Harper Lee's highly regarded and eminently successful first novel has been artfully and delicately translated to the screen. Universal's "To Kill a Mockingbird" is a major film achievement, a…
This William Wyler romantic comedy-drama [from a story by Dalton Trumbo] is the Graustarkian fable in modern dress, plus the Cinderella theme in reverse. He times the chuckles with a never-flagging…
This is a big picture in every respect. The reign of King David projects the Old Testament in broad sweeps, depicting the obligation of David (Gregory Peck) to his subjects while at the same time…