This local hit is an exquisitely wrought but moralistic Cinderella story set during China's Qing Dynasty.
No longer simply the sidekick, Tonto gets top billing in Disney's extravagant Lone Ranger reboot, which partners a heavily face-painted Johnny Depp with the blandly handsome Armie Hammer.
Talent agent Jim Murray, a powerful figure in the Las Vegas entertainment business for many years, died Dec. 16 in Los Angeles after a brief illness. He was 85.
Jules Chaikin, lead trumpet with the big bands of Stan Kenton and Les Brown, studio musician, music contractor and contributor to film scores, died of heart failure on Nov. 23 in Cabo San Lucas…
Production company Motion Theory added Swedish team Mårlind & Stein to its directorial roster, repping them for commercials.
Pauline Kael was 33 when she wrote her first film review, which she did at the invitation of an editor who overheard her arguing about Charlie Chaplin's "Limelight" in a San Francisco coffee shop.
Show earns its title: Lots of frantic running in this fast-paced hour, but it quickly loses steam.
A multigenerational group that approached the material with varying degrees of transformative intent.
Suzanne Cole has been upped to exec VP of media for Universal Pictures.
Like the relationships they limn, Stars' songs don't take a straight line. They're closer to mini-suites, bouncing wildly from one mood to another, giving them a vertiginous energy.
Astonished by a small pencil sketch tossed off in a moment of passion by Pablo Picasso, a rattled Albert Einstein finally says, "I never thought the 20th century would be handed to me so casually."…