The British Film Institute and Radio Times, one of the U.K.'s leading TV listings magazines, have teamed up to create the BFI and Radio Times Television Festival. The event, set to be the largest…
Tina Turner has better legs, and Mick Jagger's got more experience electrifying the crowds. Still, when it comes to singing septuagenarians, it's hard to top (what remains of) Monty Python.
LONDON — The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is to fete former Monty Python star Michael Palin. The English comedian and writer will receive BAFTA's top honor, the Fellowship, at the…
Nadia Tass has come on board to direct indie actioner “Valentine: Brains, Beauty and Bullets” for C2 Entertainment and Filmlook Media and Post. Producers are C2 Entertainment principals Anna Cordova…
LONDON — British film producer Tim Hampton, who worked with helmers including Roman Polanski, James Cameron, Martin Scorsese, Hugh Hudson and Francis Ford Coppola, has died. Hampton, who died March…
CBS Corp. is paring down to its core media biz with plans to unload European and Asian billboards and convert its big U.S. outdoor advertising division into a REIT, or real estate investment trust…
Stockholm fest champions femme filmmakers as local pic quality rises
Kevin Begovich and Richard Colton, Sept. 18, New York City. Begovich is a graphic designer at Variety; Colton's a non-pro.
There are many writerly lines in Josh Boone's easygoing-bordering-on-anemic family drama, but the outcome suggests a series of sketches that tax neither the intellect nor the nervous system, and…
Members of Monty Python's Flying Circus are reteaming for "Absolutely Anything," a sci-fi farce combining CGI and live action, with Terry Jones to direct and Mike Medavoy to produce.
Steve Thompson's new comedy fictionalizes a real-life U.S. federal case brought by the Monty Python troupe against American net ABC in 1975.