The musical version of "Groundhog Day" as well as starring stage turns for Ralph Fiennes (in Henrik Ibsen's "Master Builder") and Timothy Spall (in Harold Pinter's "The Caretaker") are among the…
Kevin Spacey will be presented with a special award at the 2015 Olivier Awards, the London equivalent of New York’s Tonys. Spacey, while juggling film work and his starring role in “House of Cards,”…
Matthew Warchus turns an inspirational true story of Thatcher-era community activism into a deft crowdpleaser.
Matthew Warchus' humor-laced ensemble comedy "Pride," sold by Pathe, has lured a flurry of key-territory buyers in the run up to its world preem in Directors' Fortnight. Inspired by true events that…
British theater director Matthew Warchus (“God of Carnage”) is set to direct “Pride,” an ensemble period dramedy toplined by Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West. Based on a true story, script…
Elmore Leonard, the bestselling novelist whose works were adapted into numerous films, including "Get Shorty," "Jackie Brown," "Out of Sight" and "3:10 to Yuma," and who also penned original…
An Indian Olympic running legend gets the lavish biopic treatment in this rousing and handsomely crafteds ports drama.
A pulverizing steroidal farce based on a bizarre-but-true kidnapping-and-murder case
The four little girls who alternate in the title role of the Broadway musical "Matilda" — including Sophia Gennusa, whose name was picked from a hat to perform on opening — had a 10:45pm curfew, but…
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…