TBS is hitching its wagon to “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart's” Jason Jones and Samantha Bee, ordering a pilot based on a script the couple wrote about their experiences with family getaways. Jones…
"Much Ado About Nothing" is the blueprint for rom-coms, but what makes it fascinatingly unique is that it's both comedy and tragedy. Except that in the Old Vic's ill-conceived…
There were media naysayers who acted like Comedy Central was crazy letting Jon Stewart take the summer off to go direct a movie, tapping correspondent John Oliver to fill in for him. “Replacing Mr…
Any playwright can stick celebrity facsimiles together in a room; it takes real talent not only to render those portraits believable but also to invest the encounter with dramatic weight. In "One…
Lindsey Gort will play a young Samantha Jones on the CW's “The Carrie Diaries,” it was announced today. Jones is billed as a ballsy young woman from the panhandle of Florida who has made her way to…
This unusually reflective film superficially resembles Jason Statham's other work just enough to confound those expecting another brainless, brawny thriller.
Jon Stewart is taking a three-month summer break from "The Daily Show" to make his feature directorial debut with the historical drama “Rosewater" from a script he wrote. Stalwart "Daily Show"…
Richard Linklater's "Before Midnight," Michael Winterbottom's "The Look of Love," David Gordon Green's "Prince Avalanche," Park Chan-wook's "Stoker" and first-timer Joseph Gordon-Levitt's "Don Jon's…
An unlikely fit for director Barry Levinson that indeed turns out to be a poor one, "The Bay" is a gruesome but uninspired environmental-disaster thriller.
The 16th Annual Gen Art Film Festival just finished up an eventful week, which showcased the New York premieres of seven features and seven shorts from up and coming filmmakers.